Jari Hakanen

Jari Hakanen is currently a Research Professor at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and a docent in social psychology in the University of Helsinki. His areas of expertise include positive work and organizational psychology and occupational health psychology with special interests in e.g. the job demands-resources model, work engagement, burnout, servant leadership, job crafting, and work-family interface. In addition, he has developed and implemented several positive interventions in organizations to enhance work engagement, proactive behaviors and servant leadership. Together with his collaborators he has received the best article awards from Journal of Occupational Health Psychology in 2011-2012 and from Journal of Organizational Behavior in 2014. He has also received several national awards, e.g. Finnish work-life researcher of the year award in 2012 and Spokesman of the Good Working-life in Finland in 2009.

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