2. Positive Workplaces

  1. Sarah Lewis

Published Online: 15 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119990390.ch2

Positive Psychology at Work: How Positive Leadership and Appreciative Inquiry Create Inspiring Organizations

Positive Psychology at Work: How Positive Leadership and Appreciative Inquiry Create Inspiring Organizations

How to Cite

Lewis, S. (2011) Positive Workplaces, in Positive Psychology at Work: How Positive Leadership and Appreciative Inquiry Create Inspiring Organizations, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119990390.ch2

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Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683200

Online ISBN: 9781119990390

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Keywords:

  • central processing unit (CPU);
  • Positive deviance;
  • Organizational Culture;
  • The Organization as a Complex Adaptive System;
  • Principles of Appreciative Inquiry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is a Positive Workplace?

  • How Does Positive Organizational Behaviour Turn into Positive Organizational Performance?

  • Organizational Culture

  • The Organization as a Complex Adaptive System

  • Why is Culture so Hard to Change?

  • How to Create Positive Workplaces

  • Summary

  • Further Reading