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Self-efficacy and work engagement: Test of a chain model

Chan, Carys; Kalliath, Thomas; Brough, Paula; O’Driscoll, Michael; Siu, Oi-Ling; Timms, Carolyn


Purpose – This study investigates the mediating roles of work and family demands and work–life balance on the relationship between self-efficacy (to regulate work and life) and work engagement. Specifically, it seeks to explain how self-efficacy influences employees’ thought patterns and emotional reactions, which in turn enable them to cope with work and family demands, and ultimately achieve work–life balance and work engagement. Design/methodology/approach – Structural equation modelling...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Manpower
DOI: 10.1108/IJM-11-2015-0189
Access Rights: Open Access


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