DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2011.02.005
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Anna Leybina, Amanda Ong Hui Zhong, Mergalyas M. Kashapov

Abstract: This article describes the pilot research aimed to define motives lying behind counterproductive behavior (procrastination) during creative task performance. The main hypothesis was that the level of procrastination varied depending on the needs and values that prevail in employees was approved. It was found that need in self-actualization, values of stimulation and achievement predict low level of procrastination, while need in comfort and safety and value of conformity predict high level of procrastination.

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