Reciprocal relations between recovery and work engagement: the moderating role of job stressors.

@article{Sonnentag2012ReciprocalRB,
  title={Reciprocal relations between recovery and work engagement: the moderating role of job stressors.},
  author={Sabine Sonnentag and Eva J. Mojza and Evangelia Demerouti and Arnold B. Bakker},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={97 4},
  pages={
          842-53
        }
}
In this paper, we examined the within-person relations between morning recovery level (i.e., feeling refreshed and replenished) and work engagement throughout the day, and between work engagement throughout the day and the subsequent recovery level at the end of the workday. We hypothesized that job stressors (situational constraints, job demands) moderate these relations. A diary study over 1 workweek with 2 measurement occasions per day (N = 111 persons) provided support for most of the… 

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