Reference : The Meaning and Measurement of Well-Being as an Indicator of Success
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The Meaning and Measurement of Well-Being as an Indicator of Success
Keller, Anita C []
Semmer, Norbert K []
Samuel, Robin mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Integrative Research Unit: Social and Individual Development (INSIDE) >]
Bergman, Manfred Max []
Psychological, Educational, and Sociological Perspectives on Success and Well-Being in Career Development
Keller, Anita C
Samuel, Robin mailto
Bergman, Manfred Max
Semmer, Norbert K
[en] This chapter discusses the conceptualization and measurement of well-being and success, and the relationships between the two. Many scholars in well-being research agree that well-being consists of satisfaction, positive and negative affect. There are less well established definitions in the area of success. Frequently, success is conceptualized in terms of career success, distinguishing between objective and subjective indicators. These indicators most often include salary, status, and career satisfaction. They are sometimes criticized for being inappropriate in current labor markets and as to their individual meaning. In this chapter, we provide a widening of the understanding of career success. This by incorporating the broader concept of work success in terms of success episodes referring to task performance, pro-social success, appreciation, and feedback

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