The Effect of Organizational Culture and Individual Motivation Resources on Staff Burnout: Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Azimeh Ghorbanian, Beheshteh Naghdi, Hasan Jafari, Ahmad Sadeghi
2018 Journal of Evidence Based Health Policy, Management & Economics  
Job burnout is one of the factors affecting the quality of staff performance which can lead to undesirable effects. One of the factors affecting the job burnout of employees is the organizational culture that requires managers and decision makers of the human resources pay special attention to it. In this research, the relationship between job burnout with organizational culture and the source of individual motivation has been investigated. Methods: This is a descriptive-analytic study, with
more » ... practice aim in a cross-sectional fashion. The statistical population included all personnel of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, among whom 211 were selected as research sample. The data collection tool was Maslach's Professional Burnout Questionnaire (MBI), Denison's Standard Organizational Culture Questionnaire, and Motivational Source of Individual Questionnaire (MSI). Data were analyzed by SPSS21 software and also by structural equation modeling (SEM) software Lisrel 8.5. Results: The relationship between all dimensions used in the model to explain the latent variables was significant except for the emotional exhaustion level of burnout (P-value < 0.05). The relationship between organizational culture and job burnout and the relationship between the sources of individual motivation and burnout were confirmed. In total, based on the structural equation model, two variables of organizational culture and individual motivation sources have been able to explain 32 % of the changes in occupational burnout. Conclusion: Regarding the effect of organizational culture and the sources of individual motivation on employees' job burnout, it is recommended to strengthen the organizational culture in four dimensions of engagement in work, adaptability, conformity and mission, which is effective in reducing job burnout of employees.
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