DOI: 1024411/2470-1262-2020-100072

Abstract: In professional activities, the skill to efficiently manage your time plays a vital role.
Professional activity is a long-term process where time is a critical and nonrenewable resource.
Efficient time management ensures life strategies in situations of uncertainty and determines
time prioritization in professional fulfillment (K.A. Abul’hanova, A.K. Bolotova). Time remains an important reserve of mental personal organization; however, it is very rarely used.
When social development and the rate of activities intensifies the problem of procrastination
becomes of practical significance. It becomes necessary to work under difficult time constraints,
delay task fulfillment, reallocate time priorities and time limits in situations of interpersonal
and professional communication (A.K. Bolotova, 2007). Rational use of lifetime, orientation
on future time perspectives (F. Zimbardo, 2010), looming professional horizons and personal
growth leads to high career achievements. Today, the study of personal capacity and career
opportunities assumes research of time perspectives and activities strategies. However, the
amount of these studies in modern psychology is not enough.

Keywords: time perspective, procrastination, structure of prockrastination,
professional level, activity, professional, psychology, communication


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Information about the author:
Alla Konstantinovna Bolotova (Moscow, Russia) – Doctor of Psychology, Professor Faculty
of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, National Research University “Higher School
of Economics” (HSE), address: Armyanskiy L., 4/2, Moscow, 101000, Russia.

For citation: Bolotova Alla K., (2020).
The Procrastination Phenomenon and Time
Perspectives at Professional Level.
Cross-Cultural Studies: Education and Science
Vol.5, Issue 4 (2020), pp. 18-26 (in USA)