Tag Archives: Burnout

New publication on individual job crafting and well-being

This study investigated how various types of employee well-being (i.e., work engagement, job satisfaction, burnout, and workaholism), may differently predict various job crafting behaviors (i.e., increasing structural and social resources and challenging demands, and decreasing hindering demands) and each other over time. A At Time 1, employee well-being was measured, and 4 years later job […]

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New overview of the Job Demands-Resources model

This chapter gives a state-of-the–art overview of theory and research on the Job Demands- Resources (JD-R) model. Since its introduction in 2001, the JD-R model has been cited over 9,000 times and is arguably today’s most popular conceptual model in occupational health psychology. The chapter describes the development of the JD-R model, which originally only […]

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New publication on employee well-being

This article reports a systematic review of findings on the long-term development of employee well-being (i.e. burnout, engagement, and job satisfaction), taking into account the effects of time lag, age, and job change. The systematic analysis of the 40 selected studies revealed that the level of employee well-being was generally high but not fixed – […]

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New publication on the predcitive validity of the MBI and UWES for future sickness absence

The objective of this study was investigate the Maslach Burnout Inventory—General Survey (MBI—GS) and the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale (UWES) for their ability to identify non-sicklisted employees at increased risk of long-term sickness absence (LTSA). A one-year prospective cohort study was carreid out including 4,921 employees participating in occupational health surveys in the period 2008–2010. […]

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New publication on engaging leadership

This paper integrates engaging leadership into the Job Demands-Resources model. Based on Self-Determination Theory, it was argued that engaging leaders who inspire, strengthen, and connect their followers would reduce employee’s levels of burnout and increase their levels of work engagement. An online survey was conducted among a representative sample of the Dutch workforce (N=1,213) and […]

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Nieuwe publicatie over burnout en bevlogenheid

Dit artikel doet verslag van een onderzoek naar werk en welbevinden bij een representatieve steekproef uit de Nederlandse beroepsbevolking (n = 1.213). Het blijkt dat 14 procent van de werknemers als bevlogen kan worden aangemerkt. Een even groot percentage komt terecht in het tegenovergestelde deel van het spectrum en heeft last van burn-out- klachten. Daarnaast […]

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New publication on different types of employee well-being

The aim of this study was to establish a typology of employee well-being, together with its psychosocial antecedents and consequences. Results obtained with a sample of 786 full-time employees from different occupational sectors show four types of employee well-being: 9-to-5 or relaxed, work engaged or enthusiastic, workaholic or tense, and burned-out or fatigued, each having […]

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New textbook publication on employee well-being

This chapter is about how employees feel at work. For instance, employees may feel worn out, cynical, or bored, or in contrast, they may feel enthused and full of pep. The way employees feel has not only to do with “whom they are” – i.e. their personality – but also with “where they are” – […]

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Dealing with burnout, which doesn’t always stem from overwork

By Alina Tugend That feeling of overwhelming exhaustion, frustration and a sense of failure may have more to do with the way the workplace operates, or even your colleagues, researchers say. Read this New York Times Shortcut 

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Nieuwe publicatie: De motivatie en prestatie van werkverslaafde, bevlogen en opgebrande medewerkers

Aan de hand van Deci en Ryan’s Zelf-Determinatie Theorie wordt in het huidige onderzoek onderzocht wat de drijfveren zijn van werkverslaafde, bevlogen en opgebrande werknemers. Daarnaast wordt onderzocht hoe deze werknemers presteren. De data zijn verzameld onder medewerkers van een Nederlandse bank (N = 680). Met behulp van Structural Equation Modeling is aangetoond dat werkverslaving voornamelijk samen gaat met […]

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