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Burnout and Workplace Deviant Behavior

Ahmad Nizan, Mat Noor (2006) Burnout and Workplace Deviant Behavior. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

There are main assumptions that burnout syndrome can lead to workplace deviant behavior and negatively effect the organization seriously. Generally, the purpose of the study was to discover the relationship between burnout and workplace deviant behavior among academic staffs in UiTM Perlis. This study also discovers the differences between demographic factors with burnout and workplace deviant behavior. This study aims to assess the burnout level by using Maslach Burnout Inventory-Educator Survey scale (MBI-ES; Maslach, Jackson, and Schwab (1986), and workplace deviant behavior by using Deviant Behavior scale (Lewis, and Bradfield, 1999). 169 questionnaires were distributed to 169 participants by using simple random sampling. Based on the objectives, seven hypotheses were developed and tested using Pearson Correlation, t-Test, and ANOVA. The result from hypotheses testing shown that there are negative relationship between burnout and workplace deviant behavior and shown that burnout are not having significant contribution to predict workplace deviant behavior. Furthermore, certain demographic factors also were not found to have any significant difference or relation to burnout and workplace deviant behavior.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Employee
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mr Husni Ismail
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2009 07:22
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:05
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/99

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