The attenuating effect of role overload on relationships linking self-efficacy and goal level to work performance.

  title={The attenuating effect of role overload on relationships linking self-efficacy and goal level to work performance.},
  author={Steven P. Brown and Eli Jones and Thomas W. Leigh},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={90 5},
The reported research examines the moderating effects of role overload on the antecedents and consequences of self-efficacy and personal goal level in a longitudinal study conducted in an industrial selling context. The results indicate that role overload moderates the antecedent effect of perceived organizational resources on self-efficacy beliefs. They also show that role overload moderates the direct effects of both self-efficacy and goal level on performance, such that these relationships… 

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