Psychological Strength Training: Can it Help Employees Enhance Their Well-Being?

Weyhrauch, William S.; Culbertson, Satoris S.
May 2010
Academy of Management Perspectives;May2010, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p82
Academic Journal
The article reports on a study which investigated the concept of psychological capital, focusing on its relevance to employee mental health and performance improvement. The research, conducted by James B. Avey of Central Washington University and three colleagues from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, was published in the "Journal of Occupational Health Psychology" under the title "Impact of positive psychological capital on employee well-being over time." It found that measures of psychological capital correlated with the Index of Psychological Well-Being, and indicated that the ability to cope with stress can be strengthened through training.


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