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Title:
JOB DEMANDS AND JOB RESOURCES ON WORK ENGAGEMENT MEDIATING BY JOB SATISFACTION IN JORDAN HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR

Authors:
Adel Ali Yassin Alzyoud

Abstract:
This paper aims to examine the relationship between job demands-resources and work engagement mediating by job satisfaction in a sample of academics staff in Jordan. Work engagement is one of the topmost five most significant challenges for management, according to a survey of 656 chief executive officers (CEOs) from countries around the world (Wah, 1999). Work engagement has become a hot issue in recent years among consulting firms and in the popular business press. However, work engagement has infrequently been studied in the academic literature. In this study the researcher examine the relationship between job demandsresources model and work engagement in Jordanian universities. A sample of 532 respondents was collected from Jordanian public universities. The sample comprised of academic staff from different public universities. The results confirmed the relationship between job demandsresources model and work Engagement, as well as confirmed that job satisfaction mediates the relationship between job demands and job resources on work engagement.

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