Title

More Evidence on the Value of Chinese Workers' Psychological Capital: A Potentially Unlimited Competitive Resource?

Document Type

Article

Department or Administrative Unit

Management

Publication Date

5-2008

Abstract

As China continues its unprecedented economic growth and emergence as a world power, new solutions must be forthcoming to meet the accompanying challenges. We propose a positive approach to Chinese HRM that recognizes, develops and manages the psychological capital (PsyCap) of workers. After providing a brief overview of hope, efficacy, optimism, resilience and overall PsyCap in today's Chinese context, the results of a follow-up study provide further evidence that the PsyCap of Chinese workers is related to their performance. The implications that this evidence-based value of Chinese workers' psychological capital has for China now and into the future concludes this study.

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Journal

International Journal of Human Resource Management

Rights

Copyright © 2008 Taylor & Francis