Validation of a New General Self-Efficacy Scale

  title={Validation of a New General Self-Efficacy Scale},
  author={Gilad Chen and S. Gully and D. Eden},
  journal={Organizational Research Methods},
  pages={62 - 83}
  • Gilad Chen, S. Gully, D. Eden
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • Organizational Research Methods
  • Researchers have suggested that general self-efficacy (GSE) can substantially contribute to organizational theory, research, and practice. Unfortunately, the limited construct validity work conducted on commonly used GSE measures has highlighted such potential problems as low content validity and multidimensionality. The authors developed a new GSE (NGSE) scale and compared its psychometric properties and validity to that of the Sherer et al. General Self-Efficacy Scale (SGSE). Studies in two… CONTINUE READING
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