Essays about: "Positive Psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 129 essays containing the words Positive Psychology.

  1. 1. Manager Motivation and Organizational Change A case study of how manager motivation is fostered in a company and impacted by an organizational change effort

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Walldén; Fredrik Horn; [2021-02-24]
    Keywords : Motivation; Manager Motivation; Organizational Change Process; Self- Determination Theory; Expectancy Theory; Motivational Psychology.;

    Abstract : Organizations are a fundamental part of today's society, playing an important part in people's everyday lives as well as in economic development. The key to running a successful organization in today’s complex business environment is to constantly develop and continuously motivate one’s workforce. READ MORE

  2. 2. Everything is Relative: Underlying Mechanisms Affecting Investor Reactions to Contrast Effects in the US Financial Market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Wilma Östman; Emma Lexhed; [2021]
    Keywords : Contrast Effect; Earning Announcement; Earning Surprise; The Relative Level of Market Strength; Loss Aversion;

    Abstract : Contrast effects influence our perception of information because it biases us to perceive matters relative to each other and not by their absolute values. This paper explores contrast effects in a financial setting. Contrasts are measured by comparing earning news of firms with announcement dates following each other. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Authentic Activist: Examining the antecedents of the perceived authenticity of brand activism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jakob Ferenius; Victoria Kotras; [2021]
    Keywords : Authenticity of Brand Activism; Brand Activism; Authenticity; Perception of Authenticity; Antecedents of Authenticity; Judgement of Truth; Marketing Scepticism; Socio-political Issues; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The study aimed to investigate which antecedents affect consumers’ perception of the authenticity of brand activism. Methodology: The study followed a deductive approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Openness to experience and a preference for atonality : How does the personality trait “openness to experience” correlate to enjoyment of atonal harmony, as opposed to tonal harmony?

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Joel Wranning; Johan Wetterin; [2021]
    Keywords : music psychology; atonal music; openness; curiousity;

    Abstract : This study addresses a specific gap in research concerning personality type and aesthetic preference. The goal of this study was to assess the following question: is there a positive correlation between an enjoyment of atonal harmony and the personality trait dimension known as “openness to experience”? A survey was crafted, and a number of musical pieces with various degrees of tonality and atonality were composed for this study. READ MORE

  5. 5. IKEA Group employees as DANCERs in a normative context: Mindfulness and its experienced influence on self-leadership

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Monika Reichert; Tra Mi Nguyen; [2021]
    Keywords : Mindfulness; Flow state; Positive Psychology; Leadership; Self-leadership; Organizational culture; Business and Economics;

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