Role of Self-Efficacy and Ability Towards the Act of Digital Piracy

  • Sanjeev P. Sahni
  • Indranath Gupta


Self-efficacy is the process through which change in behavior occurs. Motivation to perform a behavior is influenced by the expectancy of a desired outcome as well as the belief in one’s capability to perform actions to achieve that desired outcome. The chapter demonstrates the relationship between self-efficacy and digital piracy. In the context of the research findings, this chapter analyzes multiple self-efficacy theories and the existing research literature.


Self-efficacy Digital piracy Ability to pirate Criminal efficacy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjeev P. Sahni
    • 1
  • Indranath Gupta
    • 2
  1. 1.Jindal Institute of Behavioural SciencesOP Jindal Global UniversitySonipatIndia
  2. 2.Jindal Global Law SchoolOP Jindal Global UniversitySonipatIndia

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