Strengths Development in the Workplace

Timothy D. Hodges and Jim Asplund

in Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology and Work

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780195335446
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

 Strengths Development in the Workplace

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This article discusses issues concerning strengths development in the workplace. It describes several different types of strengths interventions and explains that the typical process of strengths development begins with identification, moves into integration, and ultimately to changed behaviors and outcomes. It provides evidence on the impact on strength development initiatives on employee engagement, employee turnover, employee productivity, and profitability.

Keywords: strengths development; workplace; strengths interventions; changed behaviors; employee engagement; employee turnover; employee productivity; profitability

Article.  5382 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Organizational Psychology

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