Vigour and dedication in nursing professionals: towards a better understanding of work engagement.

@article{Jenaro2011VigourAD,
  title={Vigour and dedication in nursing professionals: towards a better understanding of work engagement.},
  author={Cristina Jenaro and Noelia E Flores and Mar{\'i}a Bego{\~n}a Orgaz and Maribel B. Cruz},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={865-75}
}
AIM This paper analyses the association between nurses' individual characteristics, job features and work engagement. BACKGROUND Current shortage of nurses and turnover justify more research efforts on job satisfaction. Closely associated with job satisfaction is work engagement, a construct which is composed of vigour, dedication and absorption, and requires more empirical evidence supporting its relevance. Most of the studies focus on organizational features, while reducing the relevance of… CONTINUE READING

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