POSITIVE PERSPECTIVES MATTER: ENHANCING POSITIVE ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

Mouna Abou Assali, Assistant Professor, General Education Department, Rabdan Academy, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Mohammed Al Dowaikat, Assistanant Professor, General Education Department, Rabdan Academy, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2021 PEOPLE International Journal of Social Sciences  
This paper is an attempt to shed light on positive organizational behavior and the significance of three psychological perspectives in fulfilling positivity in the workplace, namely the attribution theory of motivation and emotion, the Broaden-and-Build theory, and the emotional intelligence theory. The paper is based on the assumption that these three theories help individuals understand the causes and reactions of other human behavior. In organizations, the way people perceive daily responses
more » ... or interactions affects everyone's judgments and actions. Awareness of self-emotions and appropriate attributions of others' reactions would enhance positive behavior within organizations. Reference to the most relevant literature review is discussed and linked to these
doi:10.20319/pijss.2021.72.6478 fatcat:fzkxras6szc7vemnsdpyax3ydi