Most experienced managers know at the gut level that employees with higher confidence and a positive belief in their abilities will perform better than those without them. As Henry Ford put it, qIf you think you can or think you can't, you are right. Six Sigma is but one in a long line of programs (e.g. quality circles, kaizen, TQM, etc) to support to development of a culture of continuous improvement. The reality is that arming individuals with increasingly more robust approaches to identify new opportunities, at a cost of billions annually (Bandura, 1997), has failed to eliminate the gap between knowing what needs to be done and making it happen. Investigation of employee behavior and motivation within the construct of social cognitive theory, more specifically the concept of self-efficacy, provides evidence for the importance of one's resilient self-belief as a predictor of success.adaptability to advanced technology, career choice, naval performance at sea and more (Stajkovic, Alexander D aamp; Fred Luthans, 1998). Though there has been some, research of self-efficacy in the field of organizational learning has beenanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Relationship Between Self Efficacy, Project Leadership Outcome and Future Intentions to Engage in Organizational Business Process Improvement Opportunities: A Survey Analysis|
|Author||:||Elizabeth A. Chase|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2006|