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Burnout and work engagement of academics in higher education institutions: effects of dispositional optimism
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships among dispositional optimism, job demands and resources, burnout, work engagement, ill health and organizational commitment of South African academic staff in ...
The use of traits and contextual information in free personality descriptions across ethnocultural groups in South Africa
(American Psychological Association, 2013)
The present study investigates the differences between 3 ethnocultural groups in South Africa in the use of traits and contextual information for personality descriptions and the interaction of these differences with social ...
Exploring the personality structure in the 11 languages of South Africa
The present study, part of the development of the South African Personality Inventory (SAPI), explores the implicit personality structure in the 11 official language groups of South Africa by employing a mixed-method ...
Self-efficacy, work, and psychological outcomes in a public service context
(Elliott & Fitzpatrick, 2010)
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 ...
Burnout and engegement of Reformed church ministers
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010)
Orientation: The ministry is one occupation where burnout is increasingly considered to be a consequence of the problems with which ministers have to cope. However, few studies focused on the positive antipode of a minister’s ...
Occupational stress, ill health and organisational commitment of members of the South African police service in the North West Province
(Criminological Society of South Africa (CRIMSA), 2008)
The aims of this study were to analyse the occupational stress experienced by members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) stationed at the Local Criminal and Record Centre (LCRC), to assess the relationship between ...
A model of work wellness for non-professional counsellors in South Africa
(John Wiley & Sons Incorporated, 2008)
The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of job demands, job resources and sense of coherence on the burnout and work engagement of non-professional counsellors in South African banks. A cross-sectional ...
Investigating the reversed causality of engagement and burnout in job demands-resources theory
Orientation: Reversed causality is an area that has not commanded major attention within the South African context, specifically pertaining to engagement, burnout and job demandsresources. Therefore, this necessitated ...