The propagation of everyday prosociality in the workplace

@article{Chancellor2018ThePO,
  title={The propagation of everyday prosociality in the workplace},
  author={Joseph Chancellor and Seth Margolis and Sonja Lyubomirsky},
  journal={The Journal of Positive Psychology},
  year={2018},
  volume={13},
  pages={271 - 283}
}
Abstract Prosocial behaviors typically benefit those who perform them but can create mixed emotions in recipients. Yet, how does prosociality affect the well-being of those who merely observe it? The current study aimed to answer this question by experimentally prompting employees to perform prosocial acts at work (Givers), be the recipient of such acts (Receivers), or to do neither (Observers). Our focus was on everyday prosociality, which involves kind acts directed at those in one’s social… Expand
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