444 - Chapter 4 What is self-efficacy (social learning)...

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Chapter 4 What is self-efficacy (social learning) theory? Equity theory (referent comparisons and moderating variables only)? (p. 79-80) Self-efficacy : states that those who believe they are capable of performing a task (believe in themselves) are more likely to accomplish it than those who have little belief and are more likely to respond positively to negative feedback. Can be increased by: Enactive Mastery - gaining relevant experience at a task (most important) Vicarious Modeling - watching someone else do a task Verbal Persuasion - having someone convince you that you can do a task (motivational speaker) Arousal - being in an excited state increases your efficacy Equity Theory : states that people compare what they put into their job and what they get out of their job, seeking for these inputs and outputs to be equal relative to others. Referent comparisons : Who the employee chooses to compare their input-output ratio with self-inside, self-outside, other-inside, other-outside. Moderating variables
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course BUS BUS 321 taught by Professor Kristen during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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444 - Chapter 4 What is self-efficacy (social learning)...

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