Can Positive Employees Help Positive Organizational Change ? Impact of Psychological Capital and Emotions on Relevant Attitudes and Behaviors

@inproceedings{Avey2013CanPE,
  title={Can Positive Employees Help Positive Organizational Change ? Impact of Psychological Capital and Emotions on Relevant Attitudes and Behaviors},
  author={James B. Avey and Tara S. Wernsing},
  year={2013}
}
Although much attention has been devoted to understanding employee resistance to change, relatively little research examines the impact that positive employees can have on organizational change. To help fill this need, the authors investigate whether a process of employees’ positivity will have an impact on relevant attitudes and behaviors. Specifically, this study surveyed 132 employees from a broad cross-section of organizations and jobs and found: (a) Their psychological capital (a core… CONTINUE READING