Ashford 5: - Week 4 - Discussion 2
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Positive psychology focuses on improving the performance and morale of employees. In this week’s chapters, we learned that positive psychology plays a large role in an organization’s performance appraisals and/or training and development.
In your own words, define positive psychology. Explain how positive psychology manifests itself in your workplace. Assess whether positive psychology is more applicable to performance appraisal processes or the training and development process.
Your initial post should be a minimum of 250-300 words. You must use at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed source that was published within the past five years and is cited according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ posts. Respond substantively to at least two of your peers whose experiences differed from your own. Describe how the posts differ. Explain how their different perspectives might expand your view of positive psychology.
Positive psychology influences positive behavior or performance in the w