Cultural context has become one of the key factors in identity formation. Differences in cultural orientation cause differences in self-construal which influence identity formation. This research examined the role of self-construal as a mediator of the role cultural orientation in identity formation. This study recruited 569 participants aged 18-21 years old. The Utrecht-Management of Identity Commitments Scale, Culture Orientation Scale, and Self-Construal Scale were used to measure identity formation, cultural orientation, and self-construal. The results indicated that interdependent self-construal could mediate the role cultural orientation in identity formation and that significant others are important in identity formation.

Bahasa Abstract

Konteks budaya menjadi salah satu faktor penting dalam pembentukan identitas. Perbedaan orientasi budaya dapat menyebabkan perbedaan konstruksi diri yang mempengaruhi pembentukan identitas. Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk menguji peran konstruksi diri sebagai mediator dariperan orientasi budaya dalampembentukan identitas. Penelitian ini melibatkan 569 orang remaja yang berusia 18-21 tahun. Alat ukur Utrecht-Management of Identity Commitments Scale, Culture Orientation Scale, dan Self-Construal Scale digunakan untuk mengukur pembentukan identitas, orientasi budaya, dan konstruksi diri. Hasil penelitian mengindikasikan bahwa kontruksi diri interdependen dapat menjadi mediator dari peran orientasi budaya dalam pembentukan identitas dan orang lain yang signifikan penting dalam pembentukan identitas.


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