Month: December 2022

New publication on the measurement of work engagement

This chapter provides a state-of-the-art overview on the assessment of work engagement. First the conceptualization of work engagement is critically discussed, followed by a review of studies on the assessment of the construct. It is estimated that the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale (UWES) is used in over 85% of all academic papers on engagement of […]

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New publication on high involvement work systems, engaging leadership and exhaustion

High involvement work systems (HIWS) have been found to be improve employee well-being. The underlying processes through which HIWS influence employee well-being and the conditions under which these practices work are not fully understood. This study draws on job demands-resources theory to address this gap by theorising two novel mediators, that is, work pressure and […]

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