Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Title

2015 Eastern Academy of Management Proceedings: Organization Behavior and Theory Track

Publication Date


Publisher location

Philadelphia, PA

Abstract/ Summary

The purpose of this paper is to explore the connections between employee engagement, positive organizational psychology and an individual’s ability to adapt to ongoing organizational change. We review the literature on individual adaptability, positive organizational psychology, and employee engagement and propose a model that suggests that a positive work culture enhances employee engagement and in specific cases leads to increased adaptability. Suggestions for future research are provided with the intent to further the academic research in this area.