Personal Initiative and Attachment Styles

  • Kristina Krause


So far personal initiative has mostly been studied in an organizational context, preferably the work place. But when do people develop initiative and which developmental factors play a role in the development of high levels of personal initiative? The objective of this paper is to investigate if there is a relation between attachment styles and the degree of personal initiative exhibited in the workplace, in other words, does attachment style have any predictive value with regard to initiative behaviors in the workplace?


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