Engaging with disengagement: Alienation in the public sector in the UK and Ireland


Introduction Research into work engagement continues apace (see Bailey et al., 2015 for an overview of recent research). However, as Purcell (2014: 244) points out, the influence of positive psychology which underpins much... [ view full abstract ]


Work engagement; Alienation; Positive psychology; HRM processes; Emotional exhaustion [ view full abstract ]


  1. Edel Conway (Dublin City University)
  2. Na Fu (Maynooth University)
  3. Kathy Monks (Dublin City University)
  4. Katie Bailey (University of Sussex)
  5. Kerstin Alfes (ESCP)

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Main Conference Programme


PPS-3d » Employee Engagement (09:00 - Thursday, 1st September, N203)

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