Creating a Healthy Work Environment by Implementing Positive Organizational Behavior
The concepts of positive organization and positive organizational behavior emphasize creation of optimal workplace environments that build individual assets and support individual and collective human potential. Rather than focusing on individual weaknesses, they emphasizes individual strengths and potential. Based on appreciation and positive emotions, Psychological Capital is a main concept in positive organizational behavior and a core construct for well-being and thriving. This paper outlines its main characteristics along with insight into hope, efficacy, resilience and optimism as four elements of psychological capital; considers the value and importance of the concept as a whole and seeks to provide real life examples on how to incorporate positivity and positive virtues approach into every day work environment.