DOI: 10.24412/2470-1262-2022-3-90-97


This paper describes the current state of the problem of time perspectives

and the phenomenon of procrastination in professional activities. The paper is primarily focused on special aspects of time perspectives and procrastination of employees with different job titles. The paper contains an empirical study of the interrelation of time perspective and procrastination of employees with different job titles. The results show that top managers usually focus highly on future time perspectives and the positive past. Their level of procrastination is lover. Groups of middle managers show high procrastination; they focus on hedonist present and the negative past. Personal time perspective and its time orientation are interconnected with procrastination processes and can be considered both negative and positive consequences that aligns with the results of the latest research examining procrastination in professional activities.

Keywords: time perspective, procrastination, professional activities, middle management, time representation


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For citation: Bolotova Alla K., Zakharova Anna K., (2022).

The Time Perspectives and phenomenon Procrastination in professional activities.

Cross-Cultural Studies: Education and Science, Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2022), pp. 90-97(in USA)

Manuscript received 05/10/2022

Accepted for publication: 20/11/2022