A predictive study of antecedent variables of Passion towards Work

Keywords: Passion towards work, Occupational health, Workaholism, Scales, Happiness.


The aim of this study was to conduct a correlational-predictive study of the antecedent variables of Passion towards Work. The participants were 513 workers (48.1% male, 51.9% female), obtained through non-probability sampling. We used the FACTOR 7.2 and SPSS 22.0. In the results we find that variables such as Personality, Engagement, Self-efficacy, obsessive-compulsive component, Life satisfaction and Lifestyle were predictive of Passion towards Work. In conclusion Passion towards Work can be predicted as follows: The variables Dedication, Growth, Physical activity, Satisfaction with life and Excessive responsibility were direct predictors of Harmonious Passion whereas Vigor was an inverse predictor. Similarly, the variables Absorption and Excessive responsibility were predictors of Obsessive Passion, whereas Satisfaction with life, Openness to experience and Kindness were negative predictors.


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María-José Serrano-Fernández, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV, Tarragona, Spain)

Professor of Psychology and Education. Faculty of Education Sciences and Psychology. Campus Sescelades, Ctra Valls, s/n43005 – Tarragona (Spain)

Joan Boada-Grau, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV, Tarragona, Spain)

Accredited Professor Psychology of Organizations and HR. Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV, Tarragona, Spain). Faculty of Education Sciences and Psychology. Campus Sescelades, Ctra Valls, s/n43005 - Tarragona (Spain)

Carme Gil-Ripoll, Business School. (EADA, Barcelona, Spain)

Profesor e Investigador EADA, Business School. (EADA, Barcelona, Spain) Carrer Querol, S/N, 08293 - Collbató, Barcelona

Andreu Vigil-Colet, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV, Tarragona, Spain)

Professor of Methodology of Behavioral Sciences. Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV, Tarragona, Spain). Faculty of Education Sciences and Psychology. Campus Sescelades, Ctra Valls, s/n43005 - Tarragona (Spain)


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How to Cite
Serrano-Fernández, M.-J., Boada-Grau, J., Gil-Ripoll, C., & Vigil-Colet, A. (2019). A predictive study of antecedent variables of Passion towards Work. Anales De Psicología / Annals of Psychology, 35(3), 490-495. https://doi.org/10.6018/analesps.35.3.331091
Social and Organizational Psychology

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