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| Published: September 18, 2020

A correlational study between role ambiguity, role overload, role conflict, work over load and burnout

Dr. Shallendra Singh

Associate Professor Psychology, Deputy Director, Commissionerate College Education, Jaipur (Raj.), India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.094/20200803

DOI: 10.25215/0803.094

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The present study was undertaken to examine the relationship between Role Ambiguity, Role Overload, Role Conflict, Work Overload and the three dimensions of Burnout i.e. Emotional Exhaustion, Personal Accomplishment and Depersonalisation. A sample of 280 Secondary School teachers both Govt. and Private was collected. Data was analysed, Mean, Sd and Pearson product moment correlation calculated. Results revealed that all the factors i.e. Role Ambiguity, Role Overload, Role Conflict, Work Overload are significantly correlated. The correlation between Role Ambiguity and Personal Accomplishment is negative but the correlation between Role Ambiguity and Depersonalisation component of Burnout is positive. The correlation between Role Overload and Emotional Exhaustion is concerned it is positive but correlation between Role Overload and Personal Accomplishment is negative. Correlation between Role Overload and Depersonalisation is significant. Role Conflict is positively correlated with Emotional Exhaustion and Depersonalisation, however it negatively correlated with Personal Accomplishment. Work Overload is negatively and significantly correlated with Emotional Exhaustion and Personal Accomplishment.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.094/20200803

10.25215/0803.094

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 3, July-September, 2020