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Research in Medical Education 2017, 8(4): 19-28 Back to browse issues page
Relationship among Occupational Adjustment , Psychological Empowerment and Job Burnout in Faculty Members
N Rahimi-Dadkan, N Nastiezaie *
Master Student of Educational Administration, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan,Iran. , n_nastie1354@ped.usb.ac.ir
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Introduction: Psychological empowerment and job burnout in faculty members are very important issues that could be influenced by several factors including occupational adjustment. Thus, the aim of this research was to study the relationship between occupational adjustment with psychological empowerment and job burnout in faculty members of the university of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Methods: this is a descriptive and correlational study. Statistical population included all faculty  members of the university of Sistan  and baluchestan that 183 of them were selected as sample through stratified sampling method. Research instruments included occupational adjustment questionnaire (Purkabiriyan, 2007), psychological empowerment questionnaire (Spreitzer, 1996), and job burnout questionnaire (Maslach, 1993) with an alpha coefficient of 0.76 0.87 0.79 respectively. To analyze data, Pearson correlation coefficient and simultaneous regression analysis were used via SPSS.

Results: According to the results, the correlation coefficients between occupational adjustment with psychological empowerment and job burnout were respectively 0/736 and -0/687. Moreover, the results of multiple regression analysis revealed that occupational adjustment can predict %56/9 of the variance psychological empowerment and %49/6 of the variance job burnout.

Conclusion: According to the positive relationship between occupational adjustment with psychological empowerment and its negative relationship with job burnout, human resource management of university can take advantage of work counseling in occupational adjustment method to enhance psychological empowerment and reducing burnout faculty members.

Keywords: Adjustment, Occupations, Psychological Empowerment, Burnout, Faculty Members
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