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What is Work Engagement

The Emotional Self at Work in Higher Education
The level of involvement one has in one’s work; individuals with high levels of work engagement are energetic and engaged with their work environment on a consistent basis.
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Improve Job Satisfaction With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Katherine Jones (Kansas State University, Polytechnic Campus, USA)
Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 17
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3519-6.ch002
This chapter explains the process of using cognitive behavioral therapy to improve workplace satisfaction via the reframing of employees' internal perspectives regarding their work environment. The author details common points of dissatisfaction among employees in higher education and explains how these issues might be handled via the use of CBT techniques. Applied CBT interventions in workplace and higher education environments are discussed in order to provide suggestions of how these techniques can be used at the individual and institutional level. Finally, the direct results of CBT application are discussed, including general day-to-day satisfaction, improved work ethic, and a more comprehensive and obtainable approach to long-term career goals.
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The Effects of Organizational Support Perception Among Tourism Employees on Job Satisfaction: The Role of Job Crafting and Work Engagement
Employee’s physical, cognitive, and emotional commitment to the job developed through the internalization of the work, opportunities of self-expression in the workplace, and high regard for their own role.
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Online Work Engagement During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of L2 English Instructors
A construct used to define people’s optimal functioning and positive experiences at work.
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Contributions of Motivation Theories to the Design and Implementation of Employee Reward Policies
A state of mind that is associated with positive work-related outcomes, such as improved performance, customer service, or better financial turnover.
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Do Organizations Really Gain Without Pain?: The Dark Side of Employee Engagement
A positive motivational state of mind characterized by energy, enthusiasm, and full concentration.
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To Serve, and to Be Served: Servant Leadership Inputs on Leveraging Organizational Performance
Acknowledging that, for modern organizations, mental capital increasingly assumes of key relevance at a managerial organizational level, this concept, then, refers to a positive, affective-motivational state of consciousness and fulfillment which characterizes by feelings of vigor, dedication, commitment, devotion, and absorption on the part of employees.
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The Conceptual Model of Managing Older Employees to Achieve Their Work Engagement
Work engagement is positive behaviour or a positive state of mind at work that leads to positive work-related outcomes.
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