Category: Publications

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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New publication: The measurement of work engagement

This chapter reviews various definitions of work engagement that are used in business and academia. and presents a model of work engagement that serves as a guideline for oprationalizing the construct. Moreover, the chapter discusses the psychometric quality of various engagement measures, most notably the Utrecht Work engagement Scale (UWES).

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New article: Do burnout and work engagement predict depressive symptoms and life satisfaction? A three-wave seven-year prospective study

Background: Burnout and work engagement have been viewed as opposite, yet distinct states of employee well-being. We investigated whether work-related indicators of well-being (i.e. burnout and work engagement) spill-over and generalize to context-free well-being (i.e. depressive symptoms and life satisfaction). More specifically, we examined the causal direction: does burnout/work engagement lead to depressive symptoms/life satisfaction, or the other […]

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New article: Do not throw the baby out with the bathwater! Interpersonal strain at work and burnout.

Interpersonal strain represents the feeling of discomfort and disengagement in the relationships with people at work resulting from exceeding social requests and pressures. This article has three aims: (1) to introduce the Interpersonal Strain at Work scale (ISW), (2) to examine its construct validity and reliability, and its relationship with the Maslach Burnout Inventory exhaustion […]

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