• ISSN: 2010-023X
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IJTEF 2011 Vol.2(2): 115-119 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2011.V2.88

How does Personality Affect on Job Burnout?

Mohammad Reza Akhavan Anvari, Nader Seyed Kalali, and Aryan Gholipour
Abstract—this research aims to study the effect of personality traits on job burnout. In the research model, job burnout is dependent variable and independent variables include extraversion, neuroticism, agreeableness, openness to experience and conscientiousness. To clarify the relationships among these variables, structural equation modeling (SEM) was conducted. The data was collected through questionnaire; Participants were 248 workers from the staff of the Tehran Atiyeh Hospital. The results of structural equation model show negative impact of extraversion on job burnout (-0.08), negative impact of agreeableness on job burnout (-0.15), positive impact of conscientiousness on job burnout (0.02), positive impact of neuroticism on job burnout (0.22) and negative impact of openness on job burnout (-0.11).

Index Terms—Big Five Model, Job Burnout, Personality and Structural Equation Modeling.

Mohammad Reza Akhavan Anvari , Postgraduate, Operations Research, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran *(Corresponding Author) Chamran Highway, Nasr Bridge P.O.Box 14155-6311, Tehran, Iran (email:mrakhavan@ut.ac.ir)
Nader Seyed Kalali , Postgraduate, Operations Research, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran Chamran Highway, Nasr Bridge P.O.Box 14155-6311, Tehran, Iran (email: nader_kalali@ut.ac.ir)
Aryan Gholipour , Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran Chamran Highway, Nasr Bridge P.O.Box 14155-6311, Tehran, Iran (email: agholipor@ut.ac.ir)

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Cite:Mohammad Reza Akhavan Anvari, Nader Seyed Kalali, and Aryan Gholipour, "How does Personality Affect on Job Burnout?," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.2, no.2, pp. 115-119, 2011.

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