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Psychological empowerment, job insecurity and employee engagement
Orientation: The psychological empowerment of employees might affect their engagement. However, psychological empowerment and employee engagement might also be influenced by job insecurity. Research purposes: The objective ...
An exploration of families’ psychosocial well-being in a South African context
(Elliott & Fitzpatrick & NISC [© 2010 Elliot & Fitzpatrick], 2012)
The aim of this study was to explore and describe aspects that contribute to the psychosocial well-being of families from diverse cultures in a South African context by analysing data obtained through narratives, drawings ...
Work-related well-being of South African hospital pharmacists
Orientation: Hospital pharmacists in South Africa are experiencing increased stress because of the high demand for their services, a lack of resources in hospital pharmacies, and the shortage of pharmacists in South ...
Exploring antecedents and consequences of burnout in a call centre
(University of Johannesburg, Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management, 2008)
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between six characteristics of call centre work environments, burnout, affective commitment and turnover intentions. These characteristics were competing management ...
Implicit personality conceptions of the Nguni cultural-linguistic groups of South Africa
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, ...
Job demands and resources, psychological conditions, religious coping and work engagement of reformed church ministers
(Elliott & Fitzpatrick, 2011)
This study investigated the relation between job demands and resources, psychological conditions, religious coping and work engagement of Reformed Church ministers. A cross-sectional survey design was used. Participants ...
Flourishing of information technology professionals: the role of work engagement and job satisfaction
(Elliott & Fitzpatrick & NISC, 2013)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...