Self-esteem in students of a University in Coatzacoalcos Veracruz, Mexico 2023
Autoestima en estudiantes de la facultad de Contaduría y Administración de una Universidad pública en Coatzacoalcos Veracruz, México 2023
Keywords:Self-esteem, Motivation, Interpersonal relationships, Attachment, Self-esteem maps
The purpose of this study was focused on carrying out an evaluation of the self-esteem of the students of the accounting and administration faculty. in a public university located in Coatzacoalcos Veracruz Mexico. The general objective of the research is to evaluate the central factors that determine the conception of self-esteem of university students in order to be able to detect aspects in improvement processes. The research has a simple, quantitative approach, in the first part of the questionnaire general data information is collected from the respondents, the second category consists of the evaluation of self-esteem, considering a reduced adaptation of the original questionnaire called IAME (Self-Concept Inventory). , where self-esteem is evaluated and consists of 19 items; 16 of which refer to qualities of self-esteem and 3 belong to a self-criticism scale that tries to assess to what extent students are responding or not submitting under the effects of social desirability. extracting the data from the students of the Universidad Veracruzana Coatzacoalcos campus, considering a sample of 161 surveyed university students over 17 years of age from the careers of Administration, Accounting and Management and business management, the sample was for convenience. According to the results obtained, it can be mentioned that the majority of university students have a percentage above 70% of average self-esteem considered, having the capacity and motivation to solve their challenges and feel proud in their decision-making, although there are some considerations in general self-esteem that can be improved, to improve their expectations without being overwhelmed by pessimistic thoughts of their own or of society in general.