| Published: September 11, 2021
Self-Efficacy and Locus of Control among Print Media Journalists
A study is conducted to study the level of self-efficacy and locus of control among male and female print media journalists with less than and more than five years of work experience. The study is adopted 2X2 factorial design. A purposive sample of 120 print media journalists between 25 to 40 years of age is selected for the study. The result of the study is indicated that print media journalists with below five years of work experience have significantly lower self-efficacy compared to print media journalist with above five years of work experience. External Locus of Control is significantly higher in print media journalist with less than five years of work experience and internal locus of control is significantly higher in print media journalists with more than five years of work experience. Relationship between self-efficacy and locus of control indicated that as self-efficacy increases internal locus of control increases and external locus of control decreases and vice versa.
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© 2021, Ankalesh B N & Kavya U
Received: July 22, 2021; Revision Received: September 01, 2021; Accepted: September 11, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021