The Effect of Adversity Quotient on Psychology Capital and Performance: Evidence from Indonesian Teachers
This study investigates the effect of adversity quotient (AQ) on performance mediated by psychology capital (PsyCap). A questionnaire collected research data. The questionnaire for all research variables is reliable with an alpha coefficient > .7. The research participant is 450 junior high school teachers in Indonesia select by accidental sampling. Data analysis uses path analysis supported by descriptive statistics and correlational matrics. The research result reveals that AQ and PsyCap significantly affect performance. AQ is also significantly influenced PsyCap. Besides, PsyCap was significantly indirectly mediating the effect of AQ on performance. Thus, the empirical model of AQ on performance mediated by PsyCap was confirmed. This model can discuss among researchers and educational practitioners to build models of performance that can adapt and adopt as new approaches or strategies to developing performance. Therefore, the research suggested that the performance can improve through AQ and PsyCap.