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|Title:||Adaptation of the short version of the Psychological Capital Questionnaire (PCQ-12) into Spanish|
|Other Titles:||Adaptación al español de la versión reducida del Cuestionario de Capital Psicológico (PCQ-12)|
|Authors:||Leon-Perez, J. M.|
Leon-Rubio, J. M.
Confirmatory factor analysis
|Abstract:||Psychological capital (PsyCap) has been a topic of increasing interest in the last decade. However, there is a lack of validated instruments in Spanish to map PsyCap and its consequences for individuals’ well-being. Consequently, the goal of this study is to adapt the 12-item short version of the Psychological Capital Questionnaire (PCQ-12) to the Spanish context by analysing its internal consistency and reliability, factor solution and external validity. Results indicated that the PCQ-12 exhibited good Cronbach’s alpha (.87) and omega coefficient (.93) values in a sample from a vehicle inspection company (n = 798). As expected, results also revealed that a second-order factor structure provided the best fit. Moreover, PsyCap is associated with increased job engagement (? = .579; R2adjusted = .333), decreased job burnout (? = ?.409; R2adjusted = .166), and lower psychological distress (? = ?.349; R2adjusted = .121) (all p < .01), which provided additional support for using the PCQ-12 in the Spanish context. Implications for theory and practice are discussed.|
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