Tag: personal resources

New publication on Burnout (BAT) among Russian librarians

This paper reports on the level of burnout among 504 female (96%) librarians in Moscow and its relations with personal resources. The Burnout Assessment Tool (BAT) was used to measure burnout, and furthermore optimism, hardiness and self-efficacy were included as personal resources. Confirmatory factor analysis (with first and second order factors) confirmed the expected four-dimensional […]

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New publication on work engagement in intensive care

Working in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is complex and physically, cognitively and emotionally demanding. Although the negative emotions of work-related stress have been well studied, the opposite perspective of work engagement might also provide valuable insight into how these demands may be countered. This study included 193 Dutch ICU nurses and intensivists and explored […]

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New publication on workability and work engagement

Do job and personal resources predict work ability 10 years later?  Yes, job and personal resources DO predict workability 10 years later! Moreover, it seems that work engagement plays an important role in this connection. Using a two-wave 10-year longitudinal design, the examined the motivational process proposed by the Job Demands-Resources (JD-R) model was studied. […]

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