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Complete the “What is My Level of PsyCap” self-assessment.

Write a 1050- to 1400-word paper in which you include the following:

·        Explain why you agree or disagree with your results.

·        Develop strategies to advance your career using your strengths.

·        How can you use goal-setting to increase motivation and improve job performance?

·        How might your engagement as an employee and job satisfaction influence job performance?

·        Discuss at least 5 of the following motivational theories and explain how these can aid in job performance.

·        Extrinsic motivation

·        Intrinsic motivation

·        McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y

·        Maslow’s Needs Hierarchy

·        Acquired needs theory

·        Self-determination theory

·        Herzberg’s theory of motivation

·        Equity theory

·        Expectancy theory

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

THIS IS THE BOOK WE ARE USING IN CLASS

Kinicki, A. (2015). Organizational behavior: A practical problem solving approach. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

HERE ARE MY RESULTS FROM THE ASSESSMENT:

Self-Assessment 7.3: What Is My Level of PsyCap?

Introduction

Having positive psychological capital (PsyCap) is related to fostering four key characteristics: hope, efficacy, resilience, and optimism. By working to improve your PsyCap you may increase job satisfaction and personal well-being while reducing work-related stress and counterproductive behaviors.

Instructions Below are statements that describe how you may think about your job search and career right now. Using the scale below, please indicate to what extent you agree with the following statements:

Strongly Disagree

Disagree

Somewhat Disagree

Somewhat Agree

Agree

Strongly Agree

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1. I feel confident in representing myself in interview and career-related activities.

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2. I feel confident contributing to discussions about my abilities as a potential employee.

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3. I feel confident in setting targets/goals related to my job search and career.

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4. If I should find myself in a jam while searching for a job, I could think of many ways to get out of it.

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* 5. There are lots of ways around any problem.

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* 6. I can think of many ways to reach my current job search and career goals.

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7. When I have a setback in my job search, I recover from it and move on.

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8. I can get through difficult times in my job search and career because I have experienced difficulties before.

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9. I feel I can handle many things at a time during my job search.

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10. When things are uncertain for me during my job search, I usually expect the best.

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11. I am optimistic about what will happen to me in the future as it pertains to my job search.

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12. I approach my job search as if every cloud has a silver lining.

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Efficacy

Score : 16 pts.

13 – 18 pts.

Feedback: High level of PsyCap.

 

Resiliency

Score : 15 pts.

13 – 18 pts.

Feedback: High level of PsyCap.

 

Hope

Score : 17 pts.

13 – 18 pts.

Feedback: High level of PsyCap.

 

Optimism

Score : 16 pts.

13 – 18 pts.

Feedback: High level of PsyCap.

Source: Adapted from Luthans, Youssef, and Avolio, Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2006.

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