Is it all about location? It is when it comes to increasing work engagement

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When it comes to work engagement (one’s vigor, dedication, and absorption directed to work tasks), some job resources are more important for some, but not for others – and it is largely dependent on your office location. Halinski and Harrison (2020) recently published an article in the International Journal of Public Sector Management, exploring this hypothesis with public service employees in Canada belonging to a digital services branch. 

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    Jennifer Harrison Jennifer A. Harrison is an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management. She joined EM Normandie in 2019. She has a PhD in human resource management from York University, Toronto, Canada, awarded in 2015. Her thesis is on gratitude in supervisor-subordinate relationships and behavioural ethics. Her research interests are gender, diversity and inclusion, personal wellbeing, performance in the workplace and the career prospects of individuals. Before launching her research career, Jennifer held various strategic positions in medium-sized management consulting firms, advising FP 100 companies, as well as select high-growth small and medium-sized enterprises.

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