Relationship Between Psychological Capital and Counterproductive Work Behavior

  • Qadar Bakhsh Baloch National University of Modern Languages
  • Fawad Latif Abasyn University, Peshawar
  • Nayyar Azam Abasyn University, Peshawar
Keywords: Psychological capital, counterproductive work behavior, employees’ performance, work place environment, job satisfaction, interpersonal conflicts


Plethora of research studies and the acquisitioned knowledge of workplace experience signify the importance of behavioral positivity in the workplace environment. The research article empirically demonstrates the relationship between the psychological capital and counterproductive work place behavior and otherwise. This study includes sample of employees (N=235) of the faculty members of the universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Self-administered questionnaire was used to measure the construct and about 235 employees successfully responded in this research. The research finds that their state-like psychological capital has a significant influence on counter productive work Behaviour.