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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Bouncing back from failure: The interactive impact of perceived controllability and stability on self-efficacy beliefs and future task performance
Author(s): Coffee, Pete
Rees, Tim
Haslam, S Alexander
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Keywords: Attributions
social identity
sport psychology
Issue Date: Sep-2009
Date Deposited: 13-Jun-2012
Citation: Coffee P, Rees T & Haslam SA (2009) Bouncing back from failure: The interactive impact of perceived controllability and stability on self-efficacy beliefs and future task performance. Journal of Sports Sciences, 27 (11), pp. 1117-1124.
Abstract: There is limited empirical evidence of the relationship between attributions following failure and subsequent task performance. Two studies manipulated the perceived controllability and stability of causes of initial task failure and explored the impact of these factors on perceptions of self-efficacy and follow-up performance. Consistent with previous attributional and social identity theorizing, an induced belief that failure was both beyond control and unlikely to change led to lower self-efficacy and worse performance, relative to conditions in which outcomes were believed to be controllable and/or unstable. These findings point to the resilience of beliefs in personal self-efficacy, but suggest that where opportunities for self-enhancement are precluded, personal self-belief will be compromised and performance will suffer.
DOI Link: 10.1080/02640410903030297
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