Essays Tagged: "Csikszentmihalyi"


ed, famous, gets fame. Creative individuals with a capital "C." make life meaningful and enjoyable, Csikszentmihalyi explores how these individuals have found ways to make flow a permanent feature of ... ent and chance, but long-term successful use of it requires much more. Many of the individuals that Csikszentmihalyi interviewed indicated that natural abilities and luck were factors in first realizi ...

(7 pages) 107 1 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Happiness, progress and materialism

Csikszentmihalyi (1992) formulated the following idea:"Why is it that despite having achieved previo ... time" -this is boredom made from very little challenge works that lead to the unhappiness feeling-. Csikszentmihalyi (1997, p.59) affirms that a job, if it matches with the skills of the worker, "&hel ... his is the optimum level of stimulation and arousal, which gives happiness to a person. However, as Csikszentmihalyi (1997, p.60) claims"… many workers assume that they cannot count on work to ...

(7 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Approach to enhancing the workplace

e providing a positive and supportive workplace climate. The discussion in the following article by Csikszentmihalyi (1990) extends to the concept of a term called "Flow" which discusses how a differe ... next topic called "Flow".FlowOver the past years the concept of "flow" has been greatly increasing (Csikszentmihalyi, 1990). Csikszentmihalyi's research focuses on how flow which is said to be a state ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology