An Evidence-Based Model of Work Engagement

@article{Bakker2011AnEM,
  title={An Evidence-Based Model of Work Engagement},
  author={Alexander Bakker},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={265 - 269}
}
  • Alexander Bakker
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
Employees who are engaged in their work are fully connected with their work roles. They are bursting with energy, dedicated to their work, and immersed in their work activities. This article presents an overview of the concept of work engagement. I discuss the antecedents and consequences of engagement. The review shows that job and personal resources are the main predictors of engagement. These resources gain their salience in the context of high job demands. Engaged workers are more open to… Expand
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