Conservation of Resources in the Organizational Context: The Reality of Resources and Their Consequences
Over the past 30 years, conservation of resources (COR) theory has become one of the most widely cited theories in organizational psychology and organizational behavior. COR theory has been adopted…
A meta-analysis of work engagement: Relationships with burnout, demands, resources, and consequences.
- J. Halbesleben
Getting to the “COR”
- J. Halbesleben, Jean‐Pierre Neveu, Samantha C. Paustian‐Underdahl, M. Westman
- 25 March 2014
Proposed as a theory of motivation, the basic tenet of conservation of resources (COR) theory is that humans are motivated to protect their current resources and acquire new resources. Despite its…
Sources of social support and burnout: a meta-analytic test of the conservation of resources model.
- J. Halbesleben
- PsychologyJournal of Applied Psychology
- 1 September 2006
A meta-analysis of the social support and burnout literature finds that social support, as a resource, did not yield different relationships across the 3 burnout dimensions, challenging the COR model.
The construct validity of an alternative measure of burnout: Investigating the English translation of the Oldenburg Burnout Inventory
Abstract While the most commonly employed burnout measure has been the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI), researchers have been troubled by some of the psychometric limitations of that scale (e.g.…
The relative roles of engagement and embeddedness in predicting job performance and intention to leave
Abstract Both work engagement and job embeddedness have seen dramatic growth in research interest over the past few years. Briefly, work engagement can be defined as a positive, fulfilling state of…
Burnout in Organizational Life
Too engaged? A conservation of resources view of the relationship between work engagement and work interference with family.
Examining multisource data, collected at multiple points in time, from 3 diverse samples, it is found that state engagement is associated with higher levels of work interference with family and that this relationship is mediated by the performance of OCBs.
Work-arounds in health care settings: Literature review and research agenda
The manner in which open discussion can allow work-arounds to facilitate work process improvement and the role that climate and culture play in reducing work-ARounds are discussed.
Emotional exhaustion and job performance: the mediating role of motivation.
In 2 time-lagged samples, the authors found that motivation mediates the emotional exhaustion-job performance relationship and participants appear to target their investment of resources in response to emotional exhaustion to develop social support through social exchange.