The role of job satisfaction, resilience, optimism and emotional intelligence in the prediction of burnout

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Authors
Murphy, Yvonne
Issue Date
2014
Degree
BA (Hons) in Psychology
Publisher
Dublin Business School
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Abstract
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between job satisfaction, resilience, optimism and emotional intelligence in the prediction of burnout in the workplace. This study was based on a quantitative, cross sectional design, Five self-administered questionnaires were distributed to (n=130) general staff at a private hospital, to test the hypothesis of which (n=66) males and (n=64) females completed the questionnaires, the study looked at gender difference, age differences and department differences in job satisfaction, No significant differences found. Author keywords: General hospital staff, burnout, job satisfaction, Haddington Road, Administration, emotional intelligence
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