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Validation and test of central concepts in positive work and organizational psychology: The second report from the Nordic project Positive factors at work
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2009 (English)Book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Positive psychology is about studying and understanding positive psychological phenomena - the things that work for people, organizations and societies. The insights of positive psychology have also manifested themselves within work and organizational psychology. These trends have entailed a focus on more positive work-related phenomena, as for instance flow, work engagement, meaningfulness, and well-being at work. The aim of this report is to conduct a closer inspection of central concepts in positive work and organizational psychology. Firstly, the report assesses the validity of a series of measures of positive concepts and secondly, the report analyzes relationships between positive concepts and a series of positive individual and organizational outcomes. The analyses yield interesting findings that may contribute to a new working life research front with a strong potential generating knowledge that may prove useful in enhancing a healthy work environment.

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Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers , 2009. , 100 p.
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TemaNord, ISSN 0908-6692 ; 2009:564
Keyword [fi]
työelämä, työympäristö, ympäristö
Keyword [da]
Arbejdsliv, Arbejdsmiljø, Miljø
Keyword [is]
Atvinnulíf, Vinnuumhverfi, Umhverfi
Keyword [no]
Arbeidsliv, Arbeidsmiljø, Miljø
Research subject
Labour and employment; Working conditions; Environment
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URN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-531DOI: 10.6027/TN2009-564ISBN: 978-92-893-1919-5 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-531DiVA: diva2:700818
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