Job Burnout and Personality as Predictors of Workplace Deviance

Kwentoh Winifred N, Chiamaka O Joe-Akunne, Chinenye S Anazor
2020 Zenodo  
The study examined job burnout and personality as predictors of workplace deviance among staff of intafact beverages limited Onitsha. A total of 216 employees comprised of 142 males and 74 females aged ranged from 24 58 years with the mean age of 33.07 years were used in the study. Three sets of instrument were used for the study the big five inventory BFI Maslach Burnout Inventory MBI and measures of workplace deviance MDW . Two hypotheses were tested in the study, which found that job burnout
more » ... nd that job burnout had a significant negative relationship with workplace deviance at r = .172 at p 0.05. Also, the dimensions of personality traits were significantly negative openness to experience, extraversion, agreeableness and neuroticism while, conscientious was positively. This tends to show that both predictor variables are significant predictors of workplace deviance. Hence, the study recommends that organization should ensure good employer employee relationship because it's only the negative effect that may result in workplace deviant behaviours. Kwentoh Winifred N | Joe-Akunne, Chiamaka O | Anazor, Chinenye S "Job Burnout and Personality as Predictors of Workplace Deviance" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-4 | Issue-3 , April 2020, URL: Paper Url :
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3892742 fatcat:ofufvwpsrzbzhgagz6puzzpgra