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Table 3 Regression results for the mediating effect of self-efficacy

From: How does the servant supervisor influence the employability of postgraduates? Exploring the mechanisms of self-efficacy and academic engagement

  Self-efficacy Employability
Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 5 Model 6
Step 1
 Gender 0.066 0.088*  0.128** 0.151***  0.102** 0.121**
 Age 0.074 0.063 0.113* 0.102* 0.085 0.081
 Educational status 0.121** 0.113** 0.07 0.061 0.024 0.024
 School category 0.031 0.017 0.004 0.019 0.016 0.025
 Study degree 0.004 0.022 0.126** 0.144** 0.124** 0.137**
 Studying time 0.015 000 0.004 0.011 0.001 0.011
Step 2
 Servant supervision   0.259***   0.269***   0.183***
Step 3
 Self-efficacy      0.381*** 0.332***
R2 0.028 0.094 0.071 0.143 0.212 0.243
 ΔR2 0.028 0.066 0.071 0.072 0.031 0.212
  1. Notes. N = 598. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001