Work engagement among breast cancer survivors and the referents: the importance of optimism and social resources at work.

@article{Hakanen2008WorkEA,
  title={Work engagement among breast cancer survivors and the referents: the importance of optimism and social resources at work.},
  author={Jari J. Hakanen and M L Lindbohm},
  journal={Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={283-95}
}
INTRODUCTION Despite a growing number of cancer survivors returning to work, little is known about their well-being at work and the work and personal characteristics related to it. The aim of the present study was to investigate personal resources (optimism and pessimism) and job-related resources (organizational climate, social support and avoidance behaviour) as antecedents of work engagement among female breast cancer survivors and their referents. METHODS A community-based postal survey… CONTINUE READING