Modeling the antecedents of proactive behavior at work.

@article{Parker2006ModelingTA,
  title={Modeling the antecedents of proactive behavior at work.},
  author={Sharon K. Parker and Helen M. Williams and Nick Turner},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={636-52}
}
Using a sample of U.K. wire makers (N = 282), the authors tested a model in which personality and work environment antecedents affect proactive work behavior via cognitive-motivational mechanisms. Self-reported proactive work behaviors (proactive idea implementation and proactive problem solving) were validated against rater assessments for a subsample (n = 60) of wire makers. With the exception of supportive supervision, each antecedent was important, albeit through different processes… CONTINUE READING
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