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A Critical Review of the Job Demands-Resources Model: Implications for Improving Work and Health
The Job Demands-Resources model (JD-R model) became highly popular among researchers. The current version of the model proposes that high job demands lead to strain and health impairment (the health
Work engagement: An emerging concept in occupational health psychology
The emerging concept of work engagement is introduced: a positive, fulfilling, affective-motivational state of work-related well-being that is characterized by vigour, dedication, and absorption.
Work-home interaction from a work psychological perspective: Development and validation of a new questionnaire, the SWING
Abstract This paper reports on the stepwise development of a new questionnaire for measuring work-home interaction, i.e. the Survey Work-home Interaction—NijmeGen, the SWING). Inspired by insights
"The very best of the millennium": longitudinal research and the demand-control-(support) model.
The methodological quality of longitudinal research examining R. Karasek and T. Theorell's (1990) demand-control-(support) model was addressed and good evidence was found for lagged causal effects of work characteristics, especially for self-reported health or well-being outcomes.
Workaholism, Burnout, and Work Engagement: Three of a Kind or Three Different Kinds of Employee Well‐being?
The present study investigated in a sample of 587 telecom managers whether workaholism, burnout, and work engagement—the supposed antipode of burnout—can be distinguished empirically. These three
A multigroup analysis of the job demands-resources model in four home care organizations
The job demands-resources (JD-R) model was tested in a study among 3,092 employees working in 1 of 4 different home care organizations. The central assumption in the model is that burnout develops
When do job demands particularly predict burnout?: The moderating role of job resources
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to focus on home care organization employees, and examine how the interaction between job demands (emotional demands, patient harassment, workload, and physical
The structure of occupational well-being: A study among Dutch teachers
This study examined the structure of occupational well-being among 1,252 Dutch teachers. Building on Warr (1994) and Ryff (1989), a multidimensional model for occupational well-being (including
Being Driven to Work Excessively Hard
Based on a conceptual analysis, a two-dimensional self-report questionnaire for assessing workaholism (work addiction) is proposed, including (1) working excessively hard and (2) working
Do We Recover from Vacation? Meta‐analysis of Vacation Effects on Health and Well‐being
Do We Recover from Vacation? Meta‐analysis of Vacation Effects on Health and Wellbeing: Jessica de Bloom, et al. Department of Work & Organizational Psychology, Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud