Forging Ahead: How to Thrive at the Modern Workplace

Document Type : Research Paper


School of Business Administration, National College of Business Administration and Economics, Lahore, Pakistan


Thriving at work is an emerging phenomenon in recent times, which is defined as a psychological state in which individuals experience both the senses of vitality and learning. Researchers and practitioners are looking for ways to enhance the employee’s thriving at work, because it is associated with behavioral outcomes. The objective of this study is to empirically investigate the impact of contextual factors including organizational support, fairness perception, supervisor support, and civility at workplace on the employee’s thriving at work. Furthermore, it also looks upon the impact of individual differences like proactive personality on the employee’s thriving. The empirical findings have been drawn through a survey questionnaire using purposive sampling technique from employees of different organizations. The study discusses the results and draws several insights on the employee’s thriving at the workplace. The study also provides implication for theory and practice. Limitations and future research directions have also been discussed.


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Article Title [فارسی]

پیشرفت سریع: چگونه می‌توان در محیط کار مدرن به بالندگی دست یافت؟

Authors [فارسی]

  • ملیحه مشتاق
  • غلام عبید
  • کومال سرور
  • سمیاه احمد
مدرسه مدیریت بازرگانی، دانشکده ملی مدیریت بازرگانی و اقتصاد، لاهور، پاکستان
Abstract [فارسی]

بالندگی در محیط کار، به معنای یک حالت روانشناختی که در آن افراد هم احساس تکاپو و هم یادگیری در حین کار را تجربه می کنند، در سال­های اخیر به عنوان یک پدیده نوظهور مطرح شده­است. امروزه پژوهشگرها و مدیران  اجرایی به دنبال راه­هایی برای بهبود بالندگی کارکنان در محیط کار هستند، چرا که با پیامدهای رفتاری بارزی به همراه است. هدف از این مقاله، بررسی تجربی تأثیر عوامل زمینه­ای مانند حمایت سازمانی، ادراک از انصاف، حمایت سرپرست و رفتار مدنی در محیط کار بر بالندگی سازمانی کارکنان است. همچنین تاثیر تفاوت­های فردی مانند شخصیت پویشگر بر بالندگی کارکنان نیز بررسی شده­است. روش این پژوهش پیمایش بوده و برای گردآوری اطلاعات از پرسشنامه و برای نمونه­گیری از روش نمونه­گیری هدفمند استفاده شده­است. در نتیجه­گیری پژوهش، ایده­های مختلف درباره بالندگی کارکنان مطرح شده­اند و در نهایت به دستاوردهای نظری، کاربردی و همچنین محدودیت­های پژوهش و افق­های پیش روی پژوهشگرهای آتی پرداخته شده­است.  

Keywords [فارسی]

  • بالندگی در کار
  • حمایت سازمانی
  • ادراک از انصاف
  • رفتار مدنی
  • شخصیت پویشگر
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