Psychological Capital is increasingly becoming an important and integral aspect in the management of most firms across the world with the advent of globalization. There are many components that come within the construct of psychological capital as a whole Luthans et al. The interaction of these components yields high levels of efficacy along with motivation of the employees in the organization. These components include hope, self-efficacy, resilience and optimism. These four pillars of psychological capital play different roles in increasing the level of positivity and hence, help in increasing the levels of productivity within different institutions Avey et al.
Psychological Capital Research in India: A Review and Critique
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This paper reports two studies: Study 1 aimed to evaluate respective modified versions of existing scales of psychological capital PsyCap and study engagement SE , and to test the reciprocal relationship between PsyCap and SE; Study 2 aimed to test intrinsic motivation as a mediator between PsyCap and SE. With confirmatory factor analyses, the results supported the construct validity of a higher-order model of PsyCap PsyCap overall and of study engagement comprising dedication, absorption and vigor. Further, the reciprocal relationship between PsyCap and SE was demonstrated. Results of Study 2 among university students showed that intrinsic motivation measured at time 2 was a significant mediator between time 1 PsyCap and time 2 SE. This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution. Rent this article via DeepDyve.
‘Psychological Capital’: How Employees’ Personality Traits Can Contribute to the Bottom Line
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With the Psychological Capital Questionnaire PCQ being the standard measure to assess psychological capital PsyCap in the context of organizations, this paper aims to broaden this domain-specific approach by introducing a measure with universal claim. The twelve-item CPC exhibits the anticipated factorial structure with a very good model fit and associations to other constructs concur with previous findings with other measures of PsyCap. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Data Availability: All relevant data are within the paper and its Supporting Information files.