Tag: Burnout

New publication about attachment style, burnout and job performance

Researchers are becoming increasingly interested in how early experiences within the family are relevant to an individual’s behavior at work. Drawing on Bowlby’s attachment theory, the present study addresses this topic by examining the relationship between attachment in adulthood and job performance, and the mediating role of burnout in that relationship. We used data from […]

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New publication on authenticity

Authenticity at work refers to the extent to which a worker feels in touch with their true self while at work. At first sight this concept seems to overlap with the concept of person-environment (P-E) fit, that is, the degree to which an individual experiences good fit with their work environment. Drawing on a sample […]

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New publication on burnout and the role of managing negative emotions

This study investigates emotional self-efficacy beliefs in managing negative emotions at work as a key mechanism that mediates the negative relationship between emotional stability – a trait highly associated with positive affect and mental health – and job burnout. To test this assertion, a two-wave study using a representative sample of 416 new military cadets […]

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New study on burnout across Europe

This study uncovers relationships between burnout at country level on the one hand, and a variety of national economic, governance, and cultural indicators on the other hand. Burnout data were used from the 6th European Working Conditions Survey (2015) that includes random samples of workers from thirty-five European countries (total N=43,675). The countries with the […]

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Nieuw overzichtsartikel over burn-out

Er wordt van alles en nog wat over burn-out beweerd. Maar wat klopt er nu wel en wat klopt er niet? Wat zijn de feiten en wat is fictie? Dit artikel komt voort uit twee gemoedstoestanden: irritatie over allerlei uitspraken over burn-out waar geen wetenschappelijke evidentie voor is en verbazing over het feit dat de […]

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New publication about wellbeing and job crafting

This study among 1,877 Finnish dentists investigates how various types of employee well-being (i.e., work engagement, job satisfaction, burnout, and workaholism), may differently predict various job crafting behaviors (i.e., increasing structural and social resources and challenging demands, and decreasing hindering demands) over a time-span of 4 years. The results showed that (a) work engagement positively […]

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New publication on job demands and job resources

This study used a person‐centered approach to examine the across‐time relationships between job demands and job resources of Chinese nurses and police officers on the one hand and their well‐being (burnout and work engagement) on the other. It was expected that increases in demands and decreases in resources across time would result in unfavorable changes […]

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New overview on educator stress

The first part of the chapter discusses the Job Demands-Resources (JDR) model and its development across time. The second part of the chapter focuses on the application of the model in the context of educator stress. Based on a literature search and the JD-R framework, an overview is provided of the most important findings on […]

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Nieuwe publicatie over burnout

Burn-out staat in het middelpunt van de belangstelling. Echter, wat is ‘burn-out’ nu precies? Er is groeiende kritiek op de meest gangbare definitie en daarmee ook op het meest gebruikte instrument om burn-out te meten: de Maslach Burnout Inventory, in Nederland bekend als UBOS. Dit artikel stelt een nieuwe burn-out definitie voor op basis van […]

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New publication on the JD-R model

In this paper the case is made that the Job Demands Resources (JD-R) model can be used as an integrative conceptual framework for monitoring the workplace with the aim to increase work engagement and prevent burnout. The paper starts with a brief description of the JD-R model and then introduces the Energy Compass, an online […]

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