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ERIC Number: EJ879088
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1644
The Core Self-Evaluation Scale: Further Construct Validation Evidence
Gardner, Donald G.; Pierce, Jon L.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v70 n2 p291-304 2010
The authors empirically examined two operationalizations of the core self-evaluation construct: (a) the Judge, Erez, Bono, and Thoresen 12-item scale and (b) a composite measure of self-esteem, self-efficacy, locus of control, and neuroticism.The study found that the composite scale relates more strongly than the shorter scale to performance, perceived job complexity, positive affectivity, personal trust, and belief in a just world. However, the short scale performed well and may be more practical in organizational research. The authors conclude that the 12-item measure is better used in research when participant time is limited and that a composite index is better when time is not a constraining factor in the data-collection process. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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