Prediction of Job Burnout Based on Action Flexibility and Existential Anxiety in Female Civil Engineers in Yazd
Introduction: One of the most important factors affecting people's mental health and their interest in the workplace is the feeling of job satisfaction. This study aims to predict job burnout based on action flexibility and existential anxiety in female civil engineers in Yazd.
Methods: The present applied correlational study was conducted on 150 female civil engineers working in Yazd engineering system in 2019. The tools used in this study were Maslach and Jackson (1981) job burnout questionnaires, Connor and Davidson (2003) action flexibility questionnaire, and Lawrence Goode (1974) existential anxiety questionnaire. Descriptive statistics, Smirnov-Kolmogorov test, and Pearson correlation were used to analyze the data by SPSS 22 software.
Results: The results show that there is an inverse relationship between job burnout and action flexibility, the value of which was obtained (-0.13). There was also a significant and direct relationship between job burnout and existential anxiety, which was obtained (+ 0.44).
Conclusion: This study indicate that job burnout of female civil engineers in Yazd engineering system can be predicted using action flexibility and existential anxiety.