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Police Self-Image: A Galatea Effect

Rondina, Leo Carlo (2018): Police Self-Image: A Galatea Effect.


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“A self-expectation about your performance largely determines your performance-Galatea effect”. This study was conducted to determine the self-image of the Police. The respondents were the 503 policemen assigned in Davao City and they were through universal sampling. With the used of Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) latent construct variable of police image were identified as follows; professionalism, obedience, morality and justice and fairness. Further, ordinal regression indicates statistical characteristics the older the police is the better perception of his self-image. Further study, to determine the congruence or resonance of the findings of this study utilizing the perception of the community on police image.

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