Authentizotic climates and employee happiness: Pathways to individual performance?

Arménio Rego*, Miguel Pina e. Cunha

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This article discusses how six authentizotic psychological climates explain stress and affective well being at work, and how stress and affective well being explain self-reported individual performance. The sample comprises 199 employees from 118 organizations. The main findings include the following points. The psychological climates explain unique variance of stress, affective well being and performance. Stress explains unique variance of affective well being. Affective well being, mainly enthusiasm, vigor and placidity explain unique variance of performance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)739-752
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Business Research
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008


  • Affective well being at work
  • Authentizotic psychological climates
  • Self-reported individual performance
  • Stress


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