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Positive pathways to engaging workers: Work-family enrichment as a predictor of work engagement

Timms, Carolyn; Brough, Paula; O'Driscoll, Michael Patrick; Kalliath, Thomas; Siu, Oi-Ling; Sit, Cindy; Lo, Danny


Engaged workers willingly devote their best efforts to their work in terms of their energy (vigor), sustained attention (absorption) and their sense of purpose (dedication), thereby contributing to the optimal functioning and performance of organizations. In consideration of the positive and negative influence of work-life balance for work performance, this study assessed the role played by work-family enrichment as a direct antecedent of work engagement. Two waves of data were collected from...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources
DOI: 10.1111/1744-7941.12066


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