Journal article

Flow Support at Work: Examining the Relationship Between Strengths Use and Flow at Work Among School Staff over a Three-Year Period

Cedomir Ignjatovic, Margaret L Kern, Lindsay G Oades

JOURNAL OF HAPPINESS STUDIES | SPRINGER | Published : 2021

Abstract

Flow at work is thought to be a dynamic and contextually bounded experience. Its relevance to optimal human functioning is well documented. Although flow theory suggests a mutually reinforcing association between flow and strengths use, with support by cross-sectional and short-term studies, the inter-relationship of flow at work and strengths use prospectively over long time periods is unknown. Using data collected from a panel of school staff (N = 253) across five measurement occasions over a three-year period, the current study investigated the extent to which flow at work and strength use were mutually supportive cross-sectionally and prospectively. Although flow and strengths were corre..

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