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Investigating The Level Of Burnout And Influencing Factors On It Among The Workers: Case Study The Petrochemical Industries National Company

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  • Hassan DARVISH
  • Ahmad ZARE
  • Hamid Hosseinzadeh NEKOIE

    (Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran)

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    This study is done with the purpose of investigation the level of burnout and influencing factors on it. The method used is measuring or filed-finding, descriptive studies type and the statistic society is made of the entire official and non-official workers in the petrochemical industries national company in the year (2009) including 6901people in the main office and 12 subsidiary companies who are working. The estimation of the sample volume is made using the cochran formula by the volume of 1742 people and the accidental class and the domesticated form of the Maslach Burn Out Inventory has been used for gathering the dependant variant data of the study. In this study the relevance or effect of 20 independent variables on the burnout and its constituents was investigated. In the two variable tests, the emotional commitment had a reverse relation with burnout. So that with the increase of the interest and bind of the workers to the organization, the level of burnout decreased. In analyzing the step by step regression of the burnout according to the expected variables, 41percent of the explained burnout (R 2 =41%), and ranking the amount of the standard coefficient, the main elements like the nature of the job, emotional commitment, work environment, job security, coworkers, education, job type, salary and the premium and job independence in the remaining regression equation and on the burnout variable have been influencing.

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    Article provided by University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in its journal Management and Marketing Journal.

    Volume (Year): IX (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (May)
    Pages: 89-104

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    Handle: RePEc:aio:manmar:v:ix:y:2011:i:1:p:89-104

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