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Correlation between organizational culture and burnout in the staff of Tehran province welfare organization
Rashedi V , Foroughan M, Hosseini M.A
, vahidrashedi@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Burnout is the individuals’ response to stress factors of work place and leads to changes in peoples’ attitudes and behaviors toward work and environment. Aim of this study was to determine the correlation between organizational culture and burnout in the staff of Tehran province welfare organization.

Materials and methods: In this descriptive-correlational study, 189 people were selected through random sampling. To collect data, demographic questionnaire,’ Hofstede Organizational Culture Questionnaire’ and ‘Maslach Burnout Questionnaire’ were used. To analyze the collected data by SPSS 12, Independent T-test, Mann-Whitney U, One-way ANOVA and Kruskal-Wallis were applied.

Findings: The sample consisted of 38.1% male and 61% female .Results also showed that 9% of respondents were married. The mean age of the sample was 37.66(SD: 6.77) and the mean of employment years was 12.93(SD: 6.93). In addition, findings revealed that, the characteristics of the organizational culture of the research community are as follows: cultural balance with a trend to masculinity, collectivism, fairly high uncertainty avoidance and high-distant of power. Burnout in emotional exhaustion and depersonalization was low whereas in personal accomplishment (frequency and intensity) were in medium levels. Analytic findings disclosed that the intensity of personal under-accomplishment was related positively and significantly with individualism-collectivism (P=0.03) and uncertainty avoidance (P=0.02).

Conclusion: The results suggested that organizational culture (individualism-collectivism and uncertainty avoidance) has a positive significant correlation with burnout (intensity of personal accomplishment).

Keywords: Organizational culture, Burnout, Welfare organization.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: health & social welfare management
Received: 2012/06/20 | Published: 2012/04/15
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Rashedi V, Foroughan M, Hosseini M.A. Correlation between organizational culture and burnout in the staff of Tehran province welfare organization. JHPM. 2012; 1 (2) :15-22
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