International Journal of
Vocational and Technical Education

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Voc. Tech. Educ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-534X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 114

Full Length Research Paper

Personality hardiness, job involvement and job burnout among teachers

Syed Mohammad Azeem
Department of Business and Economics, Mazoon College, Muscat P. B. 101, PC 133, Sultanate of Oman
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 22 April 2010
  •  Published: 31 July 2010

Abstract

 

The study examined the influence of personality hardiness, job involvement and job burnout among teachers from one of the central universities in India. The findings of the study reveal that personality hardiness and job involvement resulted from job burnout of teachers. Job involvement are found to be negatively and significantly correlated with depersonalization and positively with personal accomplishment dimensions of burnout. Commitment, challenge, control and total personality hardiness are found to be negatively related with emotional exhaustion. Commitment and total personality hardiness are also found to be negatively related with and total personality hardiness are the predictors of burnout among teachers.

 

Key words: Job involvement, personality hardiness, burnout.