"Yes, I Can": the protective role of personal self-efficacy in hindering counterproductive work behavior under stressful conditions

Roberta Fida, Marinella Paciello, Carlo Tramontano, Claudio Barbaranelli, Maria Luisa Farnese

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Within the stressor-emotion model, counterproductive work behavior (CWB) is considered a possible result of stress. It is well-known that self-efficacy mitigates the detrimental effects of stress and the stressor-strain relation. We aim to extend the stressor-emotion model of CWB by examining the additive and moderating role of work and regulatory emotional self-efficacy dimensions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)479-99
Number of pages21
JournalAnxiety, Stress & Coping
Issue number5
Early online date27 Oct 2014
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2015


  • counterproductive work behavior
  • work self-efficacy
  • regulatory emotional self-efficacy
  • control
  • work stress

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