STRAUSS Karoline, FAY Doris, SCHWAKE Christopher, URBACH Tina
We argue that proactive work behavior’s future orientation allows individuals to establish a connection with the future and thus to experience their work as meaningful. We further expect that this effect is enhanced when individuals are faced with an unpredictability of the future in their core job.
FAY, D., STRAUSS, K., SCHWAKE, C. et URBACH, T. (2023). Creating meaning by taking initiative: Proactive work behavior fosters work meaningfulness. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 72(2), pp. 506-534.