The Spillover–Crossover Model

Authored by: Arnold B. Bakker , Evangelia Demerouti

Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

Print publication date:  September  2018
Online publication date:  September  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138604940
eBook ISBN: 9780429468339
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Many studies have shown that job demands (e.g. a high workload and emotionally demanding customers) have a negative impact on employee well-being (Quick & Tetrick, 2003), whereas job resources (e.g. social support, performance feedback, task identity) have a positive impact, particularly on employee engagement (Bakker, 2011; Bakker & Demerouti, 2008). However, less attention has been paid to possible consequences of the work environment for those with whom employees frequently interact – their intimate partners. In this chapter, we introduce a model that integrates two lines of research: the spill-over–crossover model.

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