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Reaping the benefits of meaningful work: The mediating versus moderating role of work engagement

Available Online http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smi....
Publication Date August 2017
Author Matthew Johnson and Lixin Jiang
Source Stress and Health
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

This study examines the relationship between meaningful work and quality of life. Results indicate that meaningful work is related to an increase in quality of life over time. Results further indicate that work engagement mediates the relationship between meaningful work and quality of life, serving as a linking mechanism between work meaningfulness and quality of life. The study concludes that both organizations and individuals benefit from meaningful work.

Keywords Meaningful work, quality of life, work engagement, work-life balance
Reference

Johnson, M. J. & Jiang, L (2017). Reaping the benefits of meaningful work: The mediating versus moderating role of work engagement. Stress and Health, 33, 288-297.

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