Work-Related Flow Inventory
Evidence of Validity of the Brazilian Version
Flow in work is constituted by the positive experiences and mental state experienced during the day-to-day occupational activities. This study aims to adapt and assess the psychometric properties of the Brazilian Version of the Work Related Flow Inventory (WOLF). Participants were a nationwide sample of 640 professional (74% women), aged 19 to 73 years (M = 35.9, SD = 10.5). Confirmatory factor analyses (CFA) supported the oblique three-factor structure (absorption, work enjoyment and intrinsic work motivation) as being the most reliable to the data. Multigroup CFA achieved full measurement invariance for the gender and employment status (autonomous and non-autonomous). Flow dimensions were positively related to occupational selfefficacy and job satisfaction. WOLF presented adequate psychometric properties, suggesting its usefulness in evaluating flow at work in the Brazilian context.
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