Which Daily Experiences Can Foster Well-Being at Work? A Diary Study on the Interplay Between Flow Experiences, Affective Commitment, and Self-Control Demands

Previous research has provided strong evidence for affective commitment as a direct predictor of employees’ psychological well-being and as a resource that buffers the adverse effects of self-control demands as a stressor. However, the mechanisms that underlie the beneficial effects of affective commitment have not been examined yet. Drawing on the self-determination theory, we propose […]

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Does dispositional capacity for self-control attenuate the relation between self-control demands at work and indicators of job strain?

This study examined whether the individual capacity for self-control (as a psychological resource) moderates (i.e., buffers) the adverse influences of self-control demands (as a psychological work stressor) on employees’ perceived job strain and well-being. To our  knowledge this relationship has not previously been studied. In line with the match principle proposed by de Jonge and […]

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