The Impact of Challenge and Hindrance Demands on Burnout, Work Engagement, and Presenteeism. A Cross-Sectional Study Using the Job Demands-Resources Model.

Published on Aug 1, 2020in Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine2.162
· DOI :10.1097/JOM.0000000000001908
Anjali Vinod Nair1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Illawarra Health & Medical Research Institute),
Alisha McGregor6
Estimated H-index: 6
,
Peter Caputi62
Estimated H-index: 62
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Abstract
OBJECTIVE: The present study used the Job Demands - Resources (JD-R) model to understand how perceiving job demands as a hindrance or a challenge can influence an individual's exhaustion and motivation and its effect on presenteeism. METHOD: A sample of 171 working Australians was used to test the relationships between job demands and job resources with presenteeism via burnout and work engagement. FINDINGS: The results suggested that challenge demands were positively related to burnout and work engagement, while hindrance demands were positively related to burnout and negatively related to work engagement. Most direct and indirect pathways predicted in earlier work incorporating the JD-R model to understand presenteeism were replicated. CONCLUSION: Future research on larger nation-wide samples is needed to further explore the differentiating effects of job demands on presenteeism via burnout and work engagement.
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