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The Job Demands-Resources model: A three-year cross-lagged study of burnout, depression, commitment, and work engagement

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Publication Date July 2008
Author Jari J. Hakanen, Wilmar B. Schaufeli, and Kirsi Ahola
Source Work and Stress
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

This study focuses on the motivational and health impairment processes predicted by the Job Demands-Resources model, using a sample of 2,555 Finnish dentists during a 3-year period. Results revealed that job resources were associated with future levels of work engagement, which then led to higher levels of organizational commitment. On the other hand, job demands were associated with higher levels of burnout, which was then associated with depression. The results also revealed that home demands and home support were unrelated to the work process, indicating that a large amount of workplace well-being is attributable to workplace demands and resources.

Keywords Job Demands-Resources model, work engagement, burnout, well-being, depression, organizational commitment, cross-lagged panel analysis, positive psychology, dentists
Reference

Hakanen, J. J., Schaufeli, W. B., & Ahola, K. (2008). The Job Demands-Resources model: A three-year cross-lagged study of burnout, depression, commitment, and work engagement. Work and Stress, 22, 224-241.

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