Factors Affecting Self-efficacy of Employees Working in Virtual Organizations

By Soontaree Saksri, Sageemas Na Wichian and Manop Chunin.

Published by The Learner Collection

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The purposes of this research are 1) to test and confirm the form of the linear equation model of successful variables; an effect from supervisor’s model, an effect from supervisor’s verbal persuasion, anxiety and self-esteem on self-efficacy of employees working in virtual organizations in accordance with the empirical data and 2) to compare the self-efficacy before and after the test between the control group and the experimental group. The sample according to the 1st purpose was 454 employees working in the virtual organizations of 6 companies. The data collection was carried out by to questionnaires. The sample according to the 2nd purpose was 20 students in King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand who volunteered to participate in this research by role playing to be the employees working in the virtual organizations. The research results showed that 1) the linear structure equation model of self-efficacy was in accordance with the empirical data by considering with Chi-Square Goodness of Fit=164.64 (df=138, p=.060) GFI=0.97 AGFI=0.94 and RMSEA=0.021 and 2) the experimental group showed the difference of score of self-efficacy before and after the test with the statistical significance at 0.05 and the higher average on self-efficacy than that of the control group with the statistical significance at 0.05.

Keywords: Self-efficacy, Self-esteem, Virtual Organization

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 18, Issue 8, pp.175-190. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 3.349MB).

Soontaree Saksri

PhD Student (Industrial and Organizational Psychology), Humanities Department, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

I’m studying for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Industrial and Organizational Psychology) at King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand.

Asst. Prof. Sageemas Na Wichian

Lecturer, Department of Social and Applied Science, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

Sageemas Na Wichian received my Ph.D. in Educational Research Methodology at Chulalongkorn University. I have been an educator for over ten years, teaching in universities in the areas of diversity, Psychology and Research for Information Technology. I am currently working as a lecturer at King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand. My research focus is on Advance research methodology, Industrial and Organizational psychology.

Dr. Manop Chunin

Associate Professor, Humanities Department , Faculty of Applied Arts, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand


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