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The Psychology of Quality of LifeWork Wellbeing

The Psychology of Quality of Life: Work Wellbeing [This chapter reviews much of the research on work wellbeing. Work well-being is defined in different ways in the research literature as meaningful work, affective response toward the work environment, ratio of positive and negative affect experienced at work, need satisfaction through organizational resources, satisfaction in work life, component of employee wellbeing, job-specific wellbeing, among others. The impact of work wellbeing on happiness, subjective wellbeing, and positive mental health is explained through domain satisfaction theories, role theories, ego-involvement theories, human development theories, and goal theories. Predictors of work wellbeing include the work environment, employee characteristics, and work-related behaviors.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

The Psychology of Quality of LifeWork Wellbeing

Part of the Social Indicators Research Series Book Series (volume 83)

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Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
© The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021
ISBN
978-3-030-71887-9
Pages
373 –409
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-71888-6_17
Publisher site
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Abstract

[This chapter reviews much of the research on work wellbeing. Work well-being is defined in different ways in the research literature as meaningful work, affective response toward the work environment, ratio of positive and negative affect experienced at work, need satisfaction through organizational resources, satisfaction in work life, component of employee wellbeing, job-specific wellbeing, among others. The impact of work wellbeing on happiness, subjective wellbeing, and positive mental health is explained through domain satisfaction theories, role theories, ego-involvement theories, human development theories, and goal theories. Predictors of work wellbeing include the work environment, employee characteristics, and work-related behaviors.]

Published: Jun 10, 2021

Keywords: Work wellbeing; Affective response; Work environment; Positive affect; Negative affect; Need satisfaction; Organizational resources; Satisfaction; Work life; Employee wellbeing; Job-specific wellbeing; Domain satisfaction; Role theory; Ego-involvement; Human development; Goal theory; Work environment; Employee characteristics; Work-related behaviors

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