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Self-Efficacy Paper

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Tracy, Hinkin, Tannenbaum, and Mathieu (2001) explained that managerial support influenced self-efficacy by the way that personal and professional relationship between them can send a strong message about the value and importance of training. Self-efficacy can be increased through a supervisors verbal encouragement (Noe, 2008). Thus, supervisor can play a role in enhancing training self-efficacy of trainees. Research has indicated some potential sources of social support, including top management, supervisors, peers, and subordinates (Baldwin & Ford, 1988; Goldstein, 1986; Noe 1986; Noe & Schmitt, 1986). Of these social support sources, Facteau et al. (1995) found only supervisory support to be positively related to training motivation, indicating
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