The Influence of Coaching Communication towards Self-Efficacy of Teaching in Malaysia Education Organizations

Ling Ying Leh, Abdul Ghani Kanesan Abdullah


This study aims to describe the psychometric properties of an instrument for coaching communication that has been adapted and used based on the uniqueness in the workplace culture of education organization in Malaysia. In particular, the objective of this study was to determine the influence of coaching communication on teaching self-efficacy. 251 lecturers from four polytechnics in Sarawak and Penang have been selected randomly to take part in this study. A total of 13 translation items were adapted from the original instrument of coaching communication developed by Heslin, VandeWalle, and Latham (2006) for the purpose of this study. Three factors have emerged initially through exploratory factor analysis on the collected data. It has been explained 88.0 percent on the overall variance. In relation, the reliability for the instrument translated version is 0.978 representing all three factors well as the original instrument by Heslin et al. (2006). It has provided a strong justification to the use of this instrument in educational organizations in Malaysia. Meanwhile, the analysis of the data is done using multiple regression analysis. The findings show that coaching communication significantly and positively has influence on the teaching self-efficacy. Practically, this study has established acquired organization support to increasing the potential of the followers.

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