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Challenge and hindrance job demands, job resource, and their relationships with vigor and emotional exhaustion
2009 International Conference on Management Science and Engineering - 16th Annual Conference Proceedings
  • Lin LIN, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Oi Ling SIU, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
  • Kan SHI, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Xinwen BAI, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Document Type
Book chapter
Publication Date
1-1-2009
Publisher
IEEE
Keywords
  • autonomy,
  • job demands-resource model,
  • vigor,
  • emotional exhaustion,
  • challenge and hindrance stressor
Abstract

This study extended the job demands-resources model by investigating the different impact of challenge and hindrance stressors on vigor (key dimension of work engagement) and exhaustion (key dimension of job burnout). Data was collected from 199 nurses of a hospital in a two-time-period survey with a three-month time lag. Results supported those theoretical extensions that the relationship between job demands and vigor might depend on whether the demands are associated with hindrances or challenges. (a) Quantitative workload, a challenge stressor, was positively related to vigor. (b) Office politics, a hindrance stressor, was negatively related to vigor. (c) Both quantitative workload and office politics had positive effect on emotional exhaustion. (d) In addition, autonomy was positively related to vigor.

DOI
10.1109/ICMSE.2009.5318129
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ISBN of the source publication: 9781424439706
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Citation Information
Lin, L., Siu, O.-l., Shi, K., & Bai, X.-w. (2009). Challenge and hindrance job demands, job resource, and their relationships with vigor and emotional exhaustion. In 2009 International Conference on Management Science and Engineering - 16th Annual Conference Proceedings (pp.1098-1106). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE.