Value - motive congruence and reactivity as determinants of well-being.
Anna Zalewska , Hermann Brandstätter
Sixty bank employees answered the Strelau Temperament Inventory-Revised (STI-R) (reactivity) and the Work Values Inventory (WVI) and kept a Time Sampling Diary (TSD) for 40 days providing measures of emotions and importance of motives. Emotional responses to everyday life situations were analyzed as a function of value-motive congruence and reactivity. Reactivity is a basic dimension of temperament that delimits the range of optimum stimulation and proneness to stress. Value-motive congruence is the correspondence between a person’s value priorities and the relative frequencies of actualization of the respective motives. As predicted, reactivity influences well-being in everyday life situations: low-reactives often are in better mood than high-reactives. Value-motive congruence, too, fosters well-being, partly in interaction with reactivity and type of situation. Some higher order interactions suggest additional hypotheses which have to be tested in future studies.
Value-motive congruence, reactivity, well-being, experience sampling
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|Book||Brandstätter Hermann, Eliasz Andrzej (eds.): Persons, situations, and emotions. An ecological approach , 2001, Oxford University Press|
|Dorobek Naukowy - Preview URL||http://dn.swps.edu.pl/Podglad.aspx?WpisID=6886|
|Dorobek Naukowy - Approve URL||http://dn.swps.edu.pl/Biuro/ZatwierdzanieWpisu.aspx?WpisID=6886|
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