Are measures of self-esteem, neuroticism, locus of control, and generalized self-efficacy indicators of a common core construct?

@article{Judge2002AreMO,
  title={Are measures of self-esteem, neuroticism, locus of control, and generalized self-efficacy indicators of a common core construct?},
  author={T. Judge and A. Erez and J. Bono and C. J. Thoresen},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={
          693-710
        }
}
  • T. Judge, A. Erez, +1 author C. J. Thoresen
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • The authors present results of 4 studies that seek to determine the discriminant and incremental validity of the 3 most widely studied traits in psychology-self-esteem, neuroticism, and locus of control-along with a 4th, closely related trait-generalized self-efficacy. Meta-analytic results indicated that measures of the 4 traits were strongly related. Results also demonstrated that a single factor explained the relationships among measures of the 4 traits. The 4 trait measures display… CONTINUE READING

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