Month: September 2014

New publication on the motivation of engagement and workaholism

The beauty versus the beast: On the motives of engaged and workaholic employees This chapter explores the motivational differences between two forms of heavy work investment: workaholism and work engagement, respectively. Theory and research on these two forms of heavy work investment is discussed from two perspectives: a personality trait perspective, in which the motivational […]

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New publication on boredom

This study investigates the correlates of job boredom in 87 Finnish workplaces (N = 11,468) and to examine the associations between job boredom, health outcomes, and job attitudes. The Dutch Boredom Scale was used to measure job boredom. Results show that male, under-36-year-old employees and employees working in transportation, manufacturing, arts, recreation, and entertainment experienced the […]

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