Month: January 2014

New publication on the motivation of engaged and workaholic employees

The present study among 680 Dutch employees in the banking industry shows that workaholic and engaged employees have different work goals and use different strategies to pursue these goals. More particularly, engaged employees are motivated by a strong need for growth and development (i.e. promotion focus), whereas workaholic employees are motivated by a strong need […]

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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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