Thesis / Dissertation

Investigating flow at work and vital engagement of working adults across three years

Cedomir Ignjatovic, Lindsay Oades (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

This dissertation focuses on the process of sustaining authentic engagement among adults within work as a foundation for lifelong flourishing. Embedded within an evolutionary systems perspective of human development, this dissertation examines the processes underpinning work-related flow and vital engagement among school staff over a three-year period. The relevance of flow to optimal human functioning is well documented, with flow at work considered an important indicator and predictor of workplace engagement and wellbeing, both cross-sectionally and over short time periods. However, flow at work is also a dynamic and contextually bounded experience and when. Vital engagement, defined by th..

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