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Four-quadrant investigation of job-related affects and behaviours

Warr, Peter, Bindl, Uta K., Parker, Sharon K. and Inceoglu, Ilke (2014) Four-quadrant investigation of job-related affects and behaviours. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 23 (3). pp. 342-363. ISSN 1464-0643

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Abstract

Emphasizing differences in activation as well as valence, six studies across a range of situations examined relations between types of job-related core affect and 13 self-reported work behaviours. A theory-based measure of affect was developed, and its four-quadrant structure was found to be supported across studies. Also consistent with hypotheses, high-activation pleasant affect was more strongly correlated with positive behaviours than were low-activation pleasant feelings, and those associations tended to be greatest for discretionary behaviours in contrast to routine task proficiency. Additionally as predicted, unpleasant job-related affects that had low rather than high activation were more strongly linked to the negative work behaviours examined. Theory and practice would benefit from greater differentiation between affects and between behaviours.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/pewo20
Additional Information: © 2014 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Sets: Departments > Management
Research centres and groups > Organisational Behaviour Group
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2013 14:31
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/53129/

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