ERIC Number: EJ368330
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Sources of Self-Esteem in Work: What's Important for Whom?
Schwalbe, Michael L.
Work and Occupations: An International Sociological Journal, v15 n1 p24-35 Feb 1988
A survey of 250 workers in five manufacturing firms examined sources of self-esteem in work. Responses suggest that, in the workplace, self-perceived competence is the most important source of self-esteem, followed by reflected appraisals and social comparisons. (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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