A daily diary study of goals and affective well-being at work

Harris, Claire, Daniels, Kevin and Briner, Rob B. (2003) A daily diary study of goals and affective well-being at work. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 76 (3). pp. 401-410. ISSN 2044-8325

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Abstract

We examine whether attainment of goals at work is associated with enhanced affective well-being and whether attainment of personally more important goals has a stronger association with affective well-being. Data were collected from call-centre staff using a daily diary for 2 weeks. Results indicate that daily attainment of work goals is associated with more activated affect measured at the end of the working day. The relationship between attainment of goals and pleasurable affect is stronger where goals are personally more important.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Employment Systems and Institutions
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Depositing User: Elle Green
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2012 15:21
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 07:07
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/37940
DOI: 10.1348/096317903769647256

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