Measuring Work Engagement Engagement in work and family

Attention
I spend a lot of time thinking about my work.
I focus a great deal of attention on my work.
I concentrate a lot on my work.
I pay a lot of attention to my work.
Absorption
When I am working‚ I often lose track of time.
I often get carried away by what I am working on.
When I am working‚ I am completely engrossed by my work.
When I am working‚ I am totally absorbed by it.
Nothing can distract me when I am working. (*)
Energy
(from Rich‚ Lepine & Crawford‚ 2010)
I work with intensity on my job
2. I exert my full effort to my job
3. I devote a lot of energy to my job
4. I try my hardest to perform well on my job
5. I strive as hard as I can to complete my job
6. I exert a lot of energy on my job
(Parallel Scale: Family Engagement)
Attention
I spend a lot of time thinking about my family.
I focus a great deal of attention on my family.
I concentrate a lot on my family.
I pay a lot of attention to my family.
Absorption
When I am focused on my family‚ I often lose track of time.
I often get carried away by what I am doing in terms of the family.
When I am focusing on family‚ I am completely engrossed by it.
When I am engaged in family activities‚ I am totally wrapped up in them.
Nothing can distract me when I am taking care of my family. (*)
 (*) Reverse coded
 
 

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