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Journal of Ergonomics 2017, 5(1): 51-59 Back to browse issues page
Surveying the relationship of Total Ergonomics with burnout (With Case Study)
Naser Sadra Abarghouei *, Hamirdreza Jafarpour
Faculty, University of Applied Sciences, Yazd, Iran , sadra@uast.ac.ir
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Introduction: A significant number of employees of any organization experience burnout, in many different countries. It is obvious that burnout prevention and mental health promotion play an important role in the improvement of the quality of services. One of the strategies that could be useful in reducing premature aging is deployment of a total ergonomics (ergonomics micro and macro). The main objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between variables considered in the context of total ergonomics and burnout.

Methods: The sample was selected from one of the hospitals in Yazd, including various departments with 506 employees. The sample size of 216 was determined according to Morgan. The data were collected through questionnaires and samples were selected through a stratified random sampling method.

Results: The results showed that moderate job burnout and perceived organizational support by the employees was lower than average, and there was a significant negative relationship between burnout and variables involved in comprehensive ergonomics. The study showed that demographic variables of burnout were effective on employees.

Conclusions: This study investigated burnout level, organizational support, organizational justice and physical environment. The reduction of Burnout was assessed by improved total ergonomic (macro and micro ergonomic) conditions. The results obtained in this study correspond with the results of various research studies. At the end of the study, based on the results, suggestions were made to reduce burnout.

Keywords: Total Ergonomics, Burnout, Organizational Support, Organizational Justice, Physical Conditions of the Workplace
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Sadra Abarghouei N, Jafarpour H. Surveying the relationship of Total Ergonomics with burnout (With Case Study). Journal of Ergonomics. 2017; 5 (1) :51-59
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