• Ilze Dreifelde Riga Stradins University
  • Maija Zakrizevska Belogrudova RISEBA University of Applied Sciences



self-efficacy, professional develpment, well-being


In the research of the work environment and employment both in the world and in Latvia, the importance of employees' self-efficacy in work productivity,  professional development and well-being has being actualized. The purpose of this study is to investigate whether there is a correlation  between self-efficacy, professional development and well-being of employees in the labor market in Latvia. Hypothesis: is there a correlation between self-efficacy, professional development and well-being for employees in Latvia. The researchquestion of the study is whether there are statistically significant differences in self-efficacy by gender. The study involved n-224 employees in the Latvian labor market aged 18 to 56, with different levels of professional development and well-being. Three methods were used: General self-efficacy scale, the Survay of self-efficacy in the main activity,Professional development needs survey. The results of the study show that there is a statistically significant relationship between self-efficacy, professional development and well-being of employees in the labor market, as well as it was found that there are no statistically significant differences of self-efficacy by gender.

Author Biographies

  • Ilze Dreifelde, Riga Stradins University
    Student of doctoral study programm Psychology
  • Maija Zakrizevska Belogrudova, RISEBA University of Applied Sciences


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