Abstract

This study was to investigate the relationship between job stress and flourishing, and to examine a moderated mediating effect of recovery through Emotional stability. For the purpose of the study, a total of 307 participants completed a survey including measures of job stress, flourishing, recovery and emotional stability. The results were as follows: first, the findings in a correlation analysis indicated that job stress with flourishing, recovery, and emotional stability were negatively correlated. Second, the relationship between job stress and flourishing was mediated by recovery. Third, emotional stability moderated the relationship between job stress and recovery. Fourth, mediating effect of recovery was moderated by emotional stability in the relationship between job stress and flourishing. Finally, implications for organization situation about limitations of the study and suggestions for future research were discussed.