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Job engagement, job satisfaction, and contrasting associations with person-job fit.

Warr, P and Inceoglu, I (2012) Job engagement, job satisfaction, and contrasting associations with person-job fit. J Occup Health Psychol, 17 (2). pp. 129-138.

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Abstract

Forms of well-being vary in their activation as well as valence, differing in respect of energy-related arousal in addition to whether they are negative or positive. Those differences suggest the need to refine traditional assumptions that poor person-job fit causes lower well-being. More activated forms of well-being were proposed to be associated with poorer, rather than better, want-actual fit, since greater motivation raises wanted levels of job features and may thus reduce fit with actual levels. As predicted, activated well-being (illustrated by job engagement) and more quiescent well-being (here, job satisfaction) were found to be associated with poor fit in opposite directions--positively and negatively, respectively. Theories and organizational practices need to accommodate the partly contrasting implications of different forms of well-being.

Item Type: Article
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Warr, PUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Inceoglu, Ii.inceoglu@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Date : April 2012
Identification Number : https://doi.org/10.1037/a0026859
Uncontrolled Keywords : Adult, Affect, Employment, Female, Humans, Job Satisfaction, Male, Motivation, Personnel Selection, Questionnaires
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 16 May 2017 15:25
Last Modified : 17 May 2017 14:35
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/819517

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