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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