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Personal project pursuit : goals, action, and human flourishing

Author: Brian R Little; Katariina Salmela-Aro; Susan D Phillips
Publisher: New York : Psychology Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1stView all editions and formats

Examines both the internal and external dynamics of personal goals and projects, and demonstrates that human flourishing is enhanced when individuals are engaged in the pursuit of personal projects.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Personal project pursuit.
New York : Psychology Press, 2017
(DLC) 2006645017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian R Little; Katariina Salmela-Aro; Susan D Phillips
ISBN: 9781351554558 1351554557 9781351554565 1351554565 9781351554541 1351554549 9781315089928 1315089920
OCLC Number: 1005608486
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface. Part 1. Personal Project Pursuit: Theoretical and Methodological Foundations. B.R. Little, Prompt and Circumstance: The Generative Contexts of Personal Projects Analysis. B.R. Little, T.L. Gee, The Methodology of Personal Projects Analysis: Four Modules and a Funnel. Part 2. Basic Processes of Project Pursuit: Internal Regulatory Functions. A.J. Elliott, R. Friedman, Approach-Avoidance: A Central Characteristic of Personal Goals. M. Riediger, Interference and Facilitation Among Personal Goals: Age Differences and Associations With Well-Being and Behavior. N.C. Chambers, Just Doing It: Affective Implications of Project Phrasing. I. McGregor, Personal Projects as Compensatory Convictions: Passionate Pursuit and the Fugitive Self. Part 3. Basic Processes of Project Pursuit: External-Contextual Functions. K. Salmela-Aro, B.R. Little, Relational Aspects of Project Pursuit. A.M. Grant, B.R. Little, S.D. Phillips, Personal Projects and Organizational Lives. A.M. Freund, Differentiating and Integrating Levels of Goal Representation: A Life-Span Perspective. M. Brandstatter, C.E. Lalonde, Personal Persistence and Personal Projects: Creating Personal and Cultural Continuity. Part 4. Projects, Goals, and the Varieties of Well-Being. B.S. Wiese, Successful Pursuit of Personal Goals and Subjective Well-Being. A.H. Peterman, L. Lecci, Personal Projects in Health and Illness. K.M. Sheldon, Considering "the Optimality of Personality": Goals, Self-Concordance, and Multilevel Personality Integration. B.R. Little, M.F. Joseph, Personal Projects and Free Traits: Mutable Selves and Well Beings. Part 5. The Continuing Pursuit: Conclusion and Future Directions. B.R. Little, A.M. Grant, The Sustainable Pursuit of Core Projects: Retrospect and Prospects.
Responsibility: edited by Brian R. Little, Katariina Salmela-Aro, Susan D. Phillips.


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