How to define Self-Esteem Notes - Selfesteem ,are...

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Self-esteem Self-esteem is the degree to which a person has overall positive  feelings about his or herself.  People with high self-esteem view themselves in a positive light, are  confident, and respect themselves. On the other hand, people with low self-esteem experience high levels of self-doubt and question their  self-worth. Self-esteem High self-esteem is related to higher levels of satisfaction with one’s  job and higher levels of performance on the job. People with low self-esteem are attracted to situations in which they  will be relatively invisible, such as large companies. Effectively managing employees with relatively low self-esteem  requires providing lots of positive feedback when discussing  performance incidents Self-efficacy Self-efficacy is a belief that one can perform a specific task  successfully. 
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Unformatted text preview: • Research shows that the belief that we can do something is a good predictor of whether we can actually do it. • Self-efficacy is different from other personality traits in that it is job specific. You may have high self-efficacy in being successful academically, but low self-efficacy in relation to your ability to fix your car. • Self-efficacy • Research shows that self-efficacy at work is related to job performance. • Academic self-efficacy is a good predictor of your GPA, whether you persist in your studies, or drop out of college. • Is there a way of increasing employees’ self-efficacy?-verbal encouragement (showing that you believe they can be successful -empowerment (giving people opportunities to test their skills so that they can see what they are capable of doing)...
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  • Winter '13
  • BethFowler
  • higher levels, self­esteem, Self­Efficacy, experience high levels, high self­esteem, relatively low self­esteem

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