Self Efficacy and Career Choice Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Self Efficacy and Career Choice
This paper looks at career choice and self-efficacy.
# 136674 | 1,000 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Sociology (General) , Philosophy (General)

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This paper covers Bandura's self efficacy theory. In this paper, an interview with a successful sales executive is conducted and then compared to the tenets of this theory. The subject is a young woman that was active in talent competitions and encouraged in positive ways by her parents. She recognizes these facts and knows they shaped her career choice.

From the Paper:

"The focus of this interview project is to determine the psychosocial process in which an individual goes through in order to determine their career path. In order to explore this issue, Albert Bandura's Self-Efficacy Theory will be employed. This theory states that an individual's confidence in particular aspects will govern the choices they make and are instilled when they are children. There are four basic tenets to Bandura's theory: enactive attainments, vicarious experience, verbal persuasion, and physical state ..."

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