Human Energy in Organizations : Implications for POS from Six Interdisciplinary Streams

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)12_Chapter in an edited book (Author)Not applicablepeer-review

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)9780199940608, 9780199734610
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2011
Externally publishedYes

Abstract

Energy is often viewed as the basic fuel for individual action and cognition, yet what exactly is energy? How can it be defined? How should it be measured? And, most importantly, why should organizational scholars, especially positive organization scholarship (POS) scholars, care about it? This chapter reviews the burgeoning interdisciplinary literature on energy-related constructs. We identify six distinct streams of energy-related literature. We then highlight how human energy at work can contribute to our understanding of POS.

Research Area(s)

  • Energy, Fuel, Resources, Self-regulation, Thriving

Citation Format(s)

Human Energy in Organizations : Implications for POS from Six Interdisciplinary Streams. / Spreitzer, Gretchen M.; Lam, Chak Fu; Quinn, Ryan W.

The Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship. Oxford University Press, 2011.

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)12_Chapter in an edited book (Author)Not applicablepeer-review