About the Dark and Bright Sides of Self-efficacyWorkaholism and Work Engagement

  1. Líbano Miralles, Mario del 2
  2. Llorens Gumbau, Susana 2
  3. Salanova Soria, Marisa 2
  4. Schaufeli, Wilmar B. 1
  1. 1 Utrecht University

    Utrecht University

    Utrecht, Holanda

    ROR https://ror.org/04pp8hn57

  2. 2 Universitat Jaume I

    Universitat Jaume I

    Castelló de la Plana, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02ws1xc11

The Spanish Journal of Psychology

ISSN: 1138-7416

Ano de publicación: 2012

Volume: 15

Número: 2

Páxinas: 688-701

Tipo: Artigo

DOI: 10.5209/REV_SJOP.2012.V15.N2.38883 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openAcceso aberto editor

Outras publicacións en: The Spanish Journal of Psychology

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Taking the Resources-Experiences-Demands Model (RED Model) by Salanova and colleagues as our starting point, we tested how work self-efficacy relates positively to negative (i.e., work overload and work-family conflict) and positive outcomes (i.e., job satisfaction and organizational commitment), through the mediating role of workaholism (health impairment process) and work engagement (motivational process). In a sample of 386 administrative staff from a Spanish University (65% women), Structural Equation Modeling provided full evidence for the research model. In addition, Multivariate Analyses of Variance showed that self-efficacy was only related positively to one of the two dimensions of workaholism, namely, working excessively. Finally, we discuss the theoretical and practical contributions in terms of the RED Model.

Información de financiamento

This study was supported by grants from the Spanish Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (#PSI2008-01376/PSIC), the Spanish Ministerio de Trabajo y Asuntos Sociales (#411/UJI/SALUD), and Universitat Jaume I & Bancaixa (#P11B2008-06).

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