A comparison of general self-efficacy with self-esteem.

  title={A comparison of general self-efficacy with self-esteem.},
  author={K. J. Stanley and Mark R. Murphy},
  journal={Genetic, social, and general psychology monographs},
  volume={123 1},
General self-efficacy (GSE) is defined as the global confidence a person has to successfully perform tasks. GSE is theorized to be linked to task-specific self-efficacy (TSSE). The GSE concept is controversial because some researchers claim that it is the same as self-esteem. In this study, 165 undergraduates were administered five GSE scales, a self-esteem scale, a locus of control scale, a TSSE scale, a sample-performance test, and a performance test. Results of multiple-regression analyses… CONTINUE READING

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