Work passion is defined as a strong inclination toward work to which people are willing to devote time and energy, which has good explanatory power over burnout, creativity, well-being and performance in the workplace. Based on the recent mainstream research, this paper makes a comprehensive review of the research on work passion. Firstly, it elaborates the origin, connotation and context of work passion, and then summarizes the static and dynamic theoretical perspectives of the research on work passion. Secondly, on the basis of systematically analyzing the antecedents and outcome variables of work passion, a multilevel integration model is put forward. Finally, this paper explores the future research directions, which aims to provide theoretical references for the study of staff management practice in the workplace and the research of work passion in China. This paper has some significance in the fields of innovation and creativity, employee well-being, workplace interpersonal relationship and so on.
A Literature Review of Work Passion and Prospects
Foreign Economics & Management Vol. 39, Issue 08, pp. 85 - 101 (2017) DOI:10.16538/j.cnki.fem.2017.08.007
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Jiang Yunjie, Zhang Lüyi, Huang Qing, et al. A Literature Review of Work Passion and Prospects[J]. Foreign Economics & Management, 2017, 39(8): 85–101.