Four-quadrant investigation of job-related affects and behaviours

  title={Four-quadrant investigation of job-related affects and behaviours},
  author={Peter G. Warr and Uta K. Bindl and Sharon K. Parker and Ilke Inceoglu},
  journal={European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology},
  pages={342 - 363}
Emphasizing differences in activation as well as valence, six studies across a range of situations examined relations between types of job-related core affect and 13 self-reported work behaviours. A theory-based measure of affect was developed, and its four-quadrant structure was found to be supported across studies. Also consistent with hypotheses, high-activation pleasant affect was more strongly correlated with positive behaviours than were low-activation pleasant feelings, and those… Expand
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