Self-esteem is how a person evaluates their worth. Self-efficacy reveals a person’s beliefs about their ability to successfully complete an assignment or challenge. McKay and Fanning (2000) posited “Self-esteem is essential for psychological survival. It is an emotional sine qua non – without some measure of self-worth, life can be enormously painful, with many basic needs going unmet” (p. 1). How well a person operates or functions in a society, organizational or family environment is guided by how an individual exhibits their self-worth.
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