Articles by Author: Melinde Coetzee

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  1. Employability, Emotional Intelligence and Career Preparation Support Satisfaction among Adolescents in the School-to-work Transition Phase

    Employability, Emotional Intelligence and Career Preparation Support Satisfaction among Adolescents in the School-to-work Transition Phase

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the relationship between the employability and career support satisfaction and emotional intelligence of a convenience sample of predominantly black (N = 590) South African adolescents (mean age 17, males 43%, females 57%). Data were collected using the...
  2. Students' Sense of Coherence, Study Engagement and Self-Efficacy in Relation to their Study and Employability Satisfaction

    Students' Sense of Coherence, Study Engagement and Self-Efficacy in Relation to their Study and Employability Satisfaction

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports on students' sense of coherence, study engagement and self-efficacy in relation to their satisfaction with current studies and employability. Participants included a convenience sample of 127 employed adult learners enrolled for third year level open distance learning...
  3. Exploring Employees' Personality Attributes in Relation to Their Employability Attributes in the Business Management Field

    Exploring Employees' Personality Attributes in Relation to Their Employability Attributes in the Business Management Field

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored early career employee's personality preferences in a South African work setting. Participants were a non-probability sample business management employees (N = 304; female = 64%, ethnicity = 81% Black, supervisory = 53%, age range = 25 and...
  4. Psychological Career Resources, Career Adaptability and Hardiness in Relation to Job Embeddedness and Organizational Commitment

    Psychological Career Resources, Career Adaptability and Hardiness in Relation to Job Embeddedness and Organizational Commitment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the relationship between employees' psychological career meta-capacities and their job retention-related dispositions. Participants were a convenience sample (n=355) of managerial and staff levels in the human resource management field. They completed the Psychological Career Resources Inventory (PCRI),...
  5. Staff Perception of Leader Emotional Competency as a Predictor of Satisfaction with Retention Factors

    Staff Perception of Leader Emotional Competency as a Predictor of Satisfaction with Retention Factors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored whether staff members' perceptions of leaders' emotional competency (measured by the Emotional Competency Profiler) significantly and positively predict their satisfaction with a set of factors highlighted by the research literature as being important in the retention of...
  6. Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor of Postgraduate Students' Psychosocial Employability Attributes

    Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor of Postgraduate Students' Psychosocial Employability Attributes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study determined the influence of individuals' emotional intelligence on their psychosocial employability attributes. A cross-sectional quantitative survey was conducted. A non-probability sample of 304 employed postgraduate students (predominantly early career black = 70 %; females = 64 % with...
  7. Examining the Mediating Effect of Open Distance Learning Students' Study Engagement in Relation to Their Life Orientation and Self-Efficacy

    Examining the Mediating Effect of Open Distance Learning Students' Study Engagement in Relation to Their Life Orientation and Self-Efficacy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports on the mediating effect of study engagement (measured by an adapted version of the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale) in relation to students' life orientation (measured by the Orientation to Life Questionnaire) and their self-efficacy (measured by the...
  8. Psychological Career Resources and Work Engagement of Early Career Consulting Staff

    Psychological Career Resources and Work Engagement of Early Career Consulting Staff

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored whether employees' psychological career resources significantly predicted their work engagement. A non-probability sample of 111 early career (26–40 years of age) white male and female staff in a South African human resource software and technology consulting services...
  9. Job Retention Factors, Perceived Career Mobility and Organisational Commitment in the South African Financial Sector

    Job Retention Factors, Perceived Career Mobility and Organisational Commitment in the South African Financial Sector

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explores job retention factors, perceived career mobility and organisational commitment among early career employees. Participants were professional auditors, accountants and financial staff (N = 82) in the finance industry in South Africa (57% = females, 70% White, age...
  10. Exploring the Perceived Career Success of Staff in a South African Science and Engineering Company

    Exploring the Perceived Career Success of Staff in a South African Science and Engineering Company

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the core themes underlying individuals’ perceptions of their career success with the view to inform retention practices. The participants were a convenience sample of 207 employees (63% Blacks; 60% males) within a South African science and engineering...