Improving virtual team's well-being and productivity by following Seligman's PERMA model
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Advisor/sMartínez del Río, Javier
The aim of this thesis is threefold. Firstly, it aims at extending the knowledge on positive psychology in general and positive psychology interventions based on Seligman’s Well-Being Theory that suggested five elements of well-being (positive emotions, engagement, meaning, relationships, and accomplishment). Our results show the relationship between the well-being of the workforce and higher business outcomes. Secondly, it gives an overview of organizational and workforce changes, followed by the appearance of virtual teams and companies. The third aim was to verify whether the level of well-being depends on the type of the team in which one works (traditional team vs. online team) by conducting research based on PERMAH profiler. The research showed that online teams generally score higher, but with a rather small difference. Finally, the last part of the thesis represents a collection of adapted positive psychology interventions and best practices, which can be used as a tool to fost...
Trabajo Fin de Máster de la Universidad de Almería