Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6520.2011.00490.x
Title: Happy and Proactive? The Role of Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-Being in Business Owners' Personal Initiative
Authors: Hahn, V.C.
Frese, M. 
Binnewies, C.
Schmitt, A.
Issue Date: 2012
Source: Hahn, V.C., Frese, M., Binnewies, C., Schmitt, A. (2012). Happy and Proactive? The Role of Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-Being in Business Owners' Personal Initiative. Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice 36 (1) : 97-114. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6520.2011.00490.x
Abstract: This two-year study with 122 business owners examined the link between affective well-being and task-oriented as well as relationship-oriented personal initiative (PI). We tested two complementary models explaining the link between well-being and PI: (1) broaden-and-build theory and (2) self-regulation as limited resource approach. In line with current research on well-being, we differentiated between hedonic and eudaimonic well-being using life satisfaction and vigor as indicators. Hierarchical regression analyses showed that only vigor predicted both forms of PI. Our results support the self-regulation approach and indicate that eudaimonic well-being is the relevant affective well-being dimension for proactive behavior. © 2011 Baylor University.
Source Title: Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/44593
ISSN: 10422587
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6520.2011.00490.x
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

22
checked on Dec 6, 2017

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

23
checked on Nov 21, 2017

Page view(s)

66
checked on Dec 10, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.