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›› 2009, Vol. 17 ›› Issue (04): 802-810.

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Integrated Study of Job Burnout and Work Engagement

WANG Yan-Feng;QIN Jin-Liang   

  1. College of Preschool Education, Zhejiang Normal University, Hangzhou 310012,China
  • Received:2008-06-12 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2009-07-15 Published:2009-07-15
  • Contact: QIN Jin-Liang

Abstract: Work engagement is an emerging psychological concept, which was introduced by the organizational psychologist recently. Work engagement emphasizes particularly on the profession development and job pursuit of employees from positive psychology standpoint. At present, more and more people begin to pay attention to the integrated study between work engagement and job burnout. The study tropism of positive psychology promotes the actualization of integrated study; the energy and identification scale provides the tool of survey for integrated study; the dual-process model of positive and negative employee well-being is mostly model of integrated models; it has important value of theory and practice in the integrated study, which is also benefited to enhance employees’ health. In the future study, there are many aspects to improve: Interview study, case study and tracing study should be added in methods of integrated study; the factors of positive psychology should be more attended in contents of integrated study; the cross-national study should be advocated in the scope of integrated study; the existing integrated models should be innovated in approaches of integrated study.

Key words: job burnout, work engagement, integrated study, the job demands-resources model