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Authentic happiness of managers, and individual and organisational outcomes
The aim of this study was to investigate managers' orientations to happiness and the relationship thereof to individual and organisational outcomes. A cross-sectional survey design was used with managers in the agricultural ...
Coping and work engagement in selected South African organisations
Orientation: The coping strategies of their employees are amongst the activities that organisations should address to improve their employees’ work engagement. Research purpose: The objective of this study was to investigate ...
Employee engagement: The role of psychological conditions
(The Southern African Institute for Management Scientists, 2013)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the antecedents of employee engagement in the context of a developing country. A cross-sectional survey design was used with a sample of 309 employees in organisations in Namibia. ...
From South-West Africa to Namibia: Subjective Well-Being Twenty-One Years After Independence
This chapter, endorsed by Martina Perstling (Namibia) and Ian Rothmann (South Africa), takes us to a historical and fascinating journey addressing the relationships between Namibia and South Africa. It brings the studies ...
Towards happiness: experiences of work-role fit, meaningfulness and work engagement of industrial/organisational psychologists in South Africa
Orientation: The work of industrial/organisational (I/O) psychologists presents an interesting and relevant context for studying meaning and engagement as components of happiness. Research purpose: The aim of this study ...
Implicit personality conceptions of the Nguni cultural– linguistic groups of South Africa
(SAGE Publications, 2011)
The present study explored the personality conceptions of the three main Nguni cultural-linguistic groups of South Africa: Swati, Xhosa, and Zulu. Semistructured interviews were conducted with 116 native speakers of Swati, ...
Engaging in work even when it is meaningless: positive affective disposition and meaningful work interact in relation to work engagement
The central aim of the present study was to assess the predictive value of affective disposition and meaningful work on employee engagement. Specifically, it was proposed that meaningful work moderates the relationship ...
Factors associated with employee engagement in South Africa
Orientation: Knowledge of the factors associated with employee engagement is important for practitioners and researchers in industrial/organisational psychology in South Africa. Research purpose: The objective of this ...
Flourishing of information technology professionals: the role of work engagement and job satisfaction
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
This study investigated the relationship between work role fit, the availability of personal resources, supervisor relations, work engagement, job satisfaction and employee flourishing. A convenience sample (N = 205) was ...
A model of work wellness for non-professional counsellors in South Africa
(John Wiley & Sons Incorporated, 2008)