Emerging positive organizational behavior

by F Luthans, C A Youssef
Journal of Management ()
Get full text at journal


Although the value of positivity has been assumed over the years, only recently has it become a major focus area for theory building, research, and application in psychology and now organizational behavior This review article examines, in turn, selected representative positive traits (Big Five personality, core self-evaluations, and character strengths and virtues), positive state-like psychological resource capacities (efficacy, hope, optimism, resiliency, and psychological capital), positive organizations (drawn from positive organization scholarship), and positive behaviors (organizational citizenship and courageous principled action). This review concludes with recommendations for future research and effective application

Cite this document (BETA)

Readership Statistics

8 Readers on Mendeley
by Discipline
by Academic Status
38% Post Doc
25% Assistant Professor
13% Researcher (at an Academic Institution)
by Country
13% United Kingdom

Sign up today - FREE

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research. Learn more

  • All your research in one place
  • Add and import papers easily
  • Access it anywhere, anytime

Start using Mendeley in seconds!

Sign up & Download

Already have an account? Sign in