Living a calling and work engagement: JD-R approach

Low, Eng Wah (2021) Living a calling and work engagement: JD-R approach. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)]

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Abstract

This study examined Job Demands-Resources model to predict burnout and performance (Bakker, Demerouti, & Verbeke, 2004) and also Burnout and work Engagement: the JD-R approach (Bakker, Demerouti, & Sanz-Vergel, 2014) to investigated the influence of living a calling to work engagement and work-related burnout by examining propositions from Work as Calling Theory (Duffy, Dik, Douglass, England, & Velez, 2018). A total of six hypotheses was developed for our study, three of the hypotheses to test job demands, emotional demands and living a calling and their effects on work related burnout; while the other three hypotheses test job demands, emotional demands and living a calling on work engagement. Our survey conducted provided the empirical support for our hypotheses. Our study found close relationship of job and emotional demands having a positive relationship to work related burnout which is aligned with JD-R model. We also found that both emotional demand and living a calling are psychological aspect for the employee which has direct relationship to work engagement.

Item Type: Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)
Keywords: living a calling; work-related burnout; burnout; work engagement; job demand; emotional demand
Depositing User: Low, Eng Wah (Liu Ronghua)
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2021 01:52
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2021 01:52
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/64218

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