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date: 14 April 2021

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Although the value of positivity has always been recognized, only in the past decade has there been renewed interest and a refocus in both psychology as a whole and in organizational studies. This chapter summarizes the theory-building and research findings to date on positive organizational behavior (POB) and psychological capital (PsyCap). The chapter then concludes by featuring a number of future directions for needed research and extensions of the domain of psychological capital.

Keywords: Positivity, positive organizational behavior, psychological capital, self-efficacy, hope, optimism, resilience

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