The Effect of Self-efficacy on Sustainable Development: The PetroMasila in Yemen


  • Razi Al-Zubaidi Engineering Faculty, UPM, Malaysia
  • Mohd Khairol Anuar Bin Mohd Ariffin Engineering Faculty, UPM, Malaysia
  • Akram Abdulsamad Faculty of Economics and Political of science University of Aden, Yemen
  • Ali Raqee Engineering Faculty, UPM, Malaysia
  • Mohd Idris Shah Ismail Engineering Faculty, UPM, Malaysia
  • Kamarul Arifin Ahmad Engineering Faculty, UPM, Malaysia



Past Performance, Vicarious Experiences, Verbal Persuasion, Emotional Cues, self-efficacy, Sustainable Development, Yemen, PetroMasila


This research addresses the mechanism that the components of self-efficacy impact the sustainable development efficacy among employees of PetroMasila in Yemen. The methodology of the current study was quantitative. The online questionnaire was utilized to collect data from 342 employees who are working in the department of project management. The data analysis was conducted by the Structural Equation Model (SEM) in Smart-PLS Software. The findings of this study indicated that all components of self-efficacy, namely past performance, vicarious experiences, verbal persuasion, and emotional cues, have a significant and positive influence on the oil industry's sustainable development effectiveness. The model of research explained 45% of the whole variance in sustainable development efficacy. Furthermore, this study discusses the limitation and future studies.

Author Biographies

Razi Al-Zubaidi, Engineering Faculty, UPM, Malaysia



Mohd Khairol Anuar Bin Mohd Ariffin, Engineering Faculty, UPM, Malaysia




Akram Abdulsamad, Faculty of Economics and Political of science University of Aden, Yemen



Ali Raqee, Engineering Faculty, UPM, Malaysia




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How to Cite

Al-Zubaidi, R., Ariffin, M. K. A. B. M., Abdulsamad, A., Raqee, A., Ismail, M. I. S., & Ahmad, K. A. (2022). The Effect of Self-efficacy on Sustainable Development: The PetroMasila in Yemen. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 9(12), 35–49.

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