Document Type : Original Article

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Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Sari Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sari, Iran

Abstract

Occupational performance serves as one of the most influential components in organizations incorporating an important part of organizational studies. One of the factors that is expected to lead performance in contravention of the organization's goals is the problem of job burnout. Therefore, the aim of this research was to investigate the job burnout role on occupational performance of experts in Jihad Agriculture Organization of Mazandaran, Iran. The statistical population comprised 255 experts; 155 experts were selected for the study using stratified random sampling. Data were collected using a researcher-made questionnaire composed of two sections of job burnout section encompassing issues on emotional fatigue, personal accomplishment failure, depersonalization and conflict, and occupational performance section covering areas like ability, role clarity, support, encouragement, assessment, credibility and environment. The content validity of the questionnaire was confirmed by experts' opinions. Also, based on the average variance extracted (0.554 >AVE< 0.741) and composite reliability (0.846 >CR < 0.944), the questionnaire had a convergent validity and appropriate reliability. SPSS16 and Smart PLS2 software were used to analyze the data. The achieved results of the research showed that job burnout had a significant negative impact on occupational performance of experts in Jihad Agriculture Organization. According to the achieved results of the research, it is recommended to create incentives such as giving responsibility to experts and encouraging and respecting them.

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Job Burnout Role on the Occupational Performance of Experts in Jihad Agriculture Organization of Mazandaran Province, Iran

Highlights

  • Job burnout had a significant negative impact on occupational performance.
  • Job burnout divided among four dimensions of emotional fatigue, personal accomplishment failure, depersonalization and conflict
  • Occupational performance divided among seven dimensions of ability, role clarity, support, encouragement, assessment, credibility, and environment

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