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ERIC Number: EJ878986
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jun
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0001-8791
Born to Burnout: A Meta-Analytic Path Model of Personality, Job Burnout, and Work Outcomes
Swider, Brian W.; Zimmerman, Ryan D.
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v76 n3 p487-506 Jun 2010
We quantitatively summarized the relationship between Five-Factor Model personality traits, job burnout dimensions (emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and personal accomplishment), and absenteeism, turnover, and job performance. All five of the Five-Factor Model personality traits had multiple true score correlations of 0.57 with emotional exhaustion, 0.46 with depersonalization, and 0.52 with personal accomplishment. Also, all three dimensions of job burnout had multiple correlations of 0.23 with absenteeism, 0.33 with turnover, and 0.36 with job performance. Meta-analytic path modeling indicated that the sequential ordering of job burnout dimensions was contingent on the focal outcome, supporting three different models of the burnout process. Finally, job burnout partially mediated the relationships between Five-Factor Model personality traits and turnover and job performance while fully mediating the relationships with absenteeism. (Contains 3 figures and 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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