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Towards a positive occupational psychology


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Comparison of occupational psychology with positive organizational scholarsip

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Towards a positive occupational psychology

  1. 2. Structure <ul><li>1 Positive psychology </li></ul><ul><li>2 Positive organizational scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>3 Towards a positive occupational psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Quotation </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
  2. 3. 1 Positive Psychology <ul><li>OUR OBJECTIVE </li></ul><ul><li>Positive psychological experience </li></ul><ul><li>over-and-above the absence of illness </li></ul><ul><li>OUR INITIAL FRAMEWORK OF HAPPINESS </li></ul><ul><li>The pleasurable life </li></ul><ul><li>The engaged life </li></ul><ul><li>The meaningful life </li></ul>
  3. 4. 1 A decade of positive psychology Pleasurable Life Mindfulness Gratitude Diary Gratitude Visit Savouring Engaged Life Flow Recrafting Strengths & Virtues Replaying positive events Meaningful Life 40 things larger than you Vision Obituary
  4. 5. 2 Positive Organizational Scholarship <ul><li>THE POETIC PRINCIPLE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The good and the true, the better and the possible </li></ul></ul><ul><li>THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONIST PRINCIPLE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>THE ANTICIPATORY PRINCIPLE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ben Zander: Everyone gets an A </li></ul></ul><ul><li>THE SIMULTANEITY PRINCIPLE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Action Research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>THE POSITIVE PRINCIPLE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unconditional positive regard </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. 3 Towards a positive occupational psychology <ul><li>Positive Phenomena </li></ul><ul><li>360 Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Positive Technologies [non-gap] </li></ul><ul><li>Large Groups </li></ul><ul><li>New Organizations </li></ul>
  6. 7. “ Make your technology not only feel good (pleasure), but also do good (engagement) and expose good (meaning).” Jane McGonigle O’Reilly Emerging Technologies Conference 2007
  7. 8. Selected Resources <ul><li>Positive Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Positive Psychology Manifesto </li></ul><ul><li>Positive Organizational Scholarship: Appreciative Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>The Hero’s Journey </li></ul><ul><li>David Whyte </li></ul><ul><li>Ben Zander </li></ul><ul><li>Jane McGonigle </li></ul>