Examining tenets of personal growth initiative using the personal growth initiative scale-II.

  title={Examining tenets of personal growth initiative using the personal growth initiative scale-II.},
  author={Ingrid K. Weigold and Erik J. Porfeli and Arne Weigold},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  volume={25 4},
One promising antecedent of optimal functioning is personal growth initiative (PGI), which is the active and intentional desire to grow as a person. PGI theory and its measure, the Personal Growth Initiative Scale, have consistently shown positive relations with optimal functioning and growth. Recently, the PGI theory and its measure have been revised to account for theoretical advances. Consequently, testing of the revised theory and measure is needed to assess their capacity to predict… CONTINUE READING

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