Open Science Research Excellence
@article{(International Science Index):http://waset.org/publications/10004435,
  title    = {The Impact of Character Strengths on Employee Well-Being: The Mediating Effect of Work-Family Relationship},
  author    = {Jing Wang and  Yong Wang},
  country   = {China},
  institution={Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences},
  abstract  = {For organizational development, employee well-being is critical and has been influenced deeply by character strengths. Therefore, investigating the relationship between character strengths and employee well-being and its inner mechanism is crucial. In this study, we explored the features of Chinese employees' character strengths, studied the relationship between character strengths and employees' subjective well-being, work well-being and psychological well-being respectively, and examined the mediating effect of work-family relationship (both enrichment and conflict). An online survey was conducted. The results showed that: (1) The top five character strengths of Chinese employees were gratitude, citizenship, kindness, appreciation of beauty and excellence, justice, while the bottom five ones were creativity, authenticity, bravery, spirituality, open-mindedness. (2) Subjective well-being was significantly correlated to courage, humanity, transcendence and justice. Work well-being was significantly correlated to wisdom, courage, humanity, justice and transcendence. Psychological well-being was significantly correlated to all the above five character strengths and temperance. (3) Wisdom and humanity influenced Chinese employees’ subjective well-being through work-family enrichment. Justice enhanced psychological well-being via work-family enrichment; meanwhile, it also played a positive role in subjective well-being, work well-being, and psychological well-being by decreasing the family-work conflict. At the end of this paper, some theoretical and practical contributions to organizational management were further discussed.},
  {International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering },  volume    = {10},
  number    = {5},
  year      = {2016},
  pages     = {1600 - 1608},
  ee        = {http://waset.org/publications/10004435},
  url       = {http://waset.org/Publications?p=113},
  bibsource = {http://waset.org/Publications},
  issn      = {eISSN:1307-6892},
  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
  index     = {International Science Index 113, 2016},
}