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| Published: December 25, 2016

A Study of Positive Psychological Capital on Employee Engagement on a Defence Establishment of India

Dr (Prof) Padmakali Banerjee

Pro Vice Chancellor & Dean Amity University Gurgaon, Haryana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Bornali Yadav

Phd Research Scholar, Aibas, Amity University Gurgaon, Haryana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.079/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.079


Positive Psychological Capital (PsyCap) is a vital build of Positive Psychology which consists of four psychological components namely Self-efficacy, Hope, Optimism and Resilience. Previous researches has shown that PsyCap do have a positive association with work-related outcomes such as employee engagement, employee attitude, behavior, and job performance. Most of the researches related to the PsyCap and Employee engagement were done on employees of multinational firms/ business strata ignoring the world’s largest organization “The Defence Establishments”. In today’s world defence personal’s operates in a very dynamic, technical and complex work environment, which brings drafting increase in mental health issues and hampering organizational outcome as well as employee engagement. The present study was undertaken to explore the relationship between Positive Psychological Capital (PsyCap) and Employee Engagement (EE) on a defence establishment of India.
On the basis of availability of sample, data of 30 participants from a defence establishment of India were collected in a field survey. Basic descriptive analysis, Pearson’s correlation and Regression analysis were performed. Results revealed positive relationship of PsyCap with Employee Engagement.
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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016