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Self-efficacy and work-related performance: A meta-analysis.
This meta-analysis (114 studies, k = 157, N = 21,616) examined the relationship between self-efficacy and work-related performance. Results of the primary meta-analysis indicated a significantExpand
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Social cognitive theory and self-efficacy: Goin beyond traditional motivational and behavioral approaches
Business enterprises are challenged with containing costs while at the same time increasing organizational effectivity. Common solutions employed among corporate entities have included restructuring,Expand
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Development of a core confidence-higher order construct.
The author develops core confidence as a higher order construct and suggests that a core confidence-higher order construct--not addressed by extant work motivation theories--is helpful in betterExpand
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Behavioral management and task performance in organizations: Conceptual background, meta-analysis, and test of alternative models.
In this study, we provide the conceptual background, meta-analyze available behavioral management studies (N= 72) in organizational settings, and examine whether combined reinforcement effects onExpand
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A first examination of the relationships between primed subconscious goals, assigned conscious goals, and task performance.
The authors conducted 2 studies of subconscious goal motivation. First, the authors ran a pilot study to establish the effects of priming of subconscious goals on a performance task frequently usedExpand
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A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Organizational Behavior Modification on Task Performance, 1975–95
Results of a primary meta-analysis indicated a significant main effect of the organizational behavior modification (O.B. Mod.) approach on task performance (d. = .51; a 17 percent increase) and a s...
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The Relevance and Viability of Subconscious Goals in the Workplace
This article examines the relevance and viability of pursuing empirical research on subconscious goals and applying the findings in the workplace. Five topics are addressed: First, reasons whyExpand
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Self‐Efficacy and Causal Attributions: Direct and Reciprocal Links
This study examines Bandura's (1986, 1997a) propositions that self-efficacy provides information from which causal attributions are made and that causal attributions, in turn, influence formation ofExpand
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Test of three conceptual models of influence of the big five personality traits and self-efficacy on academic performance: A meta-analytic path-analysis
Abstract The Big Five personality traits and self-efficacy independently relate to a multitude of outcomes across domains of functioning. Yet, only a small number of studies examined these variablesExpand
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