A positive self-image is a central resource employees bring to the workplace. While the General Self-Efficacy Model is separate from JD-R, they are inseparable theoretically. JD-R measures internal and external resources. External resources are easy to conceptualize, and include physical objects in the workplace, social support, and employee-supervisor relationship, for example. Internal resource are a bit more nebulous. These include personality types and personal life outlook. Therefore, it follows that extroverted employees with can-do attitudes and a positive outlook are much less susceptible to burnout.



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