There are currently two main theoretical perspectives that explain how employees engage in job crafting, namely Wrzesniewski and Dutton’s (2001) original theory and the job demands-resources model framework by Tims and colleagues (2012). The purpose of this study was to investigate and compare these two perspectives on job crafting using a person-centered methodology. We also […]
Aim: This study investigated the mediating role of intrinsic motivation in the relationship of job demands and job resources with burnout vs. work engagement. In addition, we examined if job resources strengthen the positive relationship of job demands with intrinsic motivation and burnout (moderating effect). Results: Using a sample of direct care nurses (n= 1729) […]
This chapter presents a fresh look at burnout, based a reconceptualization as a work-related syndrome that consists of (1) exhaustion (i.e., a severe loss of energy that results in feelings of both physical and mental exhaustion); (2) mental distance (i.e., a strong reluctance or aversion to work, indifference, and cynicism); (3) cognitive impairment (i.e., memory […]
This chapter presents an overview of the current knowledge about burnout, a state of work-related mental exhaustion. It starts with the history and societal background of the phenomenon and discusses the concept and various definitions. Next, the assessment of burnout using questionnaires and clinical interviews is reviewed and an overview of its prevalence is presented. […]
Burnout is a significant challenge in the workplace. Its extent is global and its unfavorable consequences are diverse, affecting the individual, the organization, and society. The aim of the present study was to examine the adaptation and assess the validity of the Greek version of the Burnout Assessment Tool (BAT). The adaptation process included the […]
When are employees in the danger zone for burnout? These cut-offs will tell you.
This longitudinal study examines how academic psychological capital mediates between parent–child relationships and academic performance in a group of high school students. The sample consisted of 402 students (217 girls and 187 boys) aged between 12 and 17 years. Using a three–wave design, as hypothesized, a significant indirect effect was found between (good) parent–child relationships […]
The purpose of this study is to adapt the Burnout Assessment Tool (BAT) for in use Turkey. Three sub-studies were conducted. First, the scale was translated, and the factorial structure was determined in a study among 295 participants. In the second study, the scale’s reliability and validity was tested among 399 participants. For the third […]