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Virtues and Character Strengths of Psychologically Literate Faculty

Thomas V. McGovern

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0071
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychologically literate citizenship has been defined as an ideal outcome for undergraduate education in the discipline. Faculty members are primary role models for the ends and the means of this ... More


Character Strengths

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

The Values in Action (VIA) Classification of Strengths is a set of human traits that have been valued and respected across times and cultures. This chapter explores how the VIA has been infused ... More


The Virtues of Leadership: Contemporary Challenges for Global Managers

Arménio Rego, Miguel Pina e Cunha, and Stewart Clegg

in The Virtues of Leadership: Contemporary Challenges for Global Managers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653867
eISBN:
9780191742057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653867.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter argues that, in the complex world of contemporary globalization, we need to develop and cultivate leaders who can show a degree of virtuous virtuosity that has been all too lacking in ... More


Character across Early Emerging Adulthood: Character Traits, Character Strivings, and Moral Self-Attributes

Erik E. Noftle

in Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190204600
eISBN:
9780190204624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204600.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chapter 22 reports on a longitudinal study of early emerging adults, aged 18 to 21, that investigated three aspects of character: character traits (Big Five facets), character strivings (based on ... More


Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Jacolyn M. Norrish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book is the story of one school’s development of a more holistic approach to education, with student wellbeing at its heart. Established in 1855, Geelong Grammar School has built an ... More


The Virtues of Leadership: Contemporary Challenges for Global Managers

Arménio Rego, Miguel Pina e Cunha, and Stewart R. Clegg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653867
eISBN:
9780191742057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653867.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The book draws from the Positive Organizational Scholarship approach, a research stream in which the virtues of leaders have been understudied, at least in terms of the holistic approach that we ... More


The Right Soldier for the Right Job

Michael D. Matthews

in Head Strong: How Psychology is Revolutionizing War, Revised and Expanded Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190870478
eISBN:
9780197510933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870478.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Military members serve in a wide variety of specific jobs that mirror civilian organizations, such as transportation, accounting, and law enforcement. They also serve in jobs unique to the military ... More


Positive Psychology: Fuzzy Boundaries, Growing Pains, and Emerging Challenges

Seema Mehrotra and Ravikesh Tripathi

in Psychology: Volume 1: Cognitive and Affective Processes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199498840
eISBN:
9780190990596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498840.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

The field of positive psychology is a relatively recent addition to the research agenda of Indian psychologists. This chapter comprehensively examines the themes pursued in this field. It begins with ... More


The Model for Positive Education

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

The Geelong Grammar School Model for Positive Education is presented as a framework for cultivating whole-school flourishing. The six domains of the model—positive relationships, positive emotions, ... More


The Empowered Life: Tenacity

Youpa Andrew

in The Ethics of Joy: Spinoza on the Empowered Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190086022
eISBN:
9780190086053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190086022.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Everyone at times experiences intense passive emotions and, specifically, experiences intense types of sadness. This is unavoidable. Spinoza’s view is that we need not and should not surrender to a ... More


Virtue in Positive Psychology

Everett L. Worthington, Caroline Lavelock, Daryl R. Van Tongeren, David J. Jennings, Aubrey L. Gartner, Don E. Davis, and Joshua N. Hook

in Virtues and Their Vices

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199645541
eISBN:
9780191744549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645541.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Research in positive psychology has focused on either (1) positive emotions, (2) happiness or subjective well-being, or (3) character strengths or virtues. This chapter emphasizes viewing it more in ... More


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