Thriving at work: Toward its measurement, construct validation, and theoretical refinement

  title={Thriving at work: Toward its measurement, construct validation, and theoretical refinement},
  author={Flannery G. Garnett},
  journal={Development and Learning in Organizations},
  • F. G. Garnett
  • Published 20 April 2012
  • Psychology
  • Development and Learning in Organizations
Summary Thriving is defined as the psychological state in which individuals experience both a sense of vitality and learning. We developed and validated a measure of the construct of thriving at work. Additionally, we theoretically refined the construct by linking it to key outcomes, such as job performance, and by examining its contextual embeddedness. In Study 1, we conducted second‐order confirmatory factor analyses in two samples, demonstrating initial support for the two‐dimensional… Expand
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