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ERIC Number: EJ818517
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0001-8791
Role Ambiguity and Self-Efficacy: The Moderating Effects of Goal Orientation and Procedural Justice
Li, Andrew; Bagger, Jessica
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v73 n3 p368-375 Dec 2008
The present study investigated variables that moderated the relationship between role ambiguity and self-efficacy. Results of a field study found support for the moderating role of learning goal orientation, such that the relationship between role ambiguity and self-efficacy was weaker when learning goal orientation was high. In addition, we found that procedural justice moderated the role ambiguity-self-efficacy relationship, such that the relationship was stronger when procedural justice was high. However, contrary to our prediction, avoiding goal orientation did not interact with role ambiguity to predict self-efficacy. Implications of these findings for theory and practice are discussed. (Contains 2 figures and 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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