A Comparative Analysis of Personality Traits, Burnout and Work Engagement among Nurses With Respect To Various Socio-Personal Demographics
- Country : India
- Subject : Commerce
The need for healthcare workers in hospitals is increasing worldwide, and since nurses represent the greatest proportion of health workers, it is important that nurses should be highly resistant to burnout and stay engaged in their jobs. In this context "A comparative analysis of personality traits, burnout and work engagement among nurses with respect to various socio-personal demographics", was aimed to assess personality traits (openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and emotional stability,) burnout and work engagement among nurses. Moreover, the objective was to explore the understudy constructs with respect to various socio-personal factors. The sample of the present study composed of 300 nurses selected from 11 different hospitals/nursing homes of Baramulla District. The tools used were Five Dimensional Personality Inventory(FDPI) by Muzamil and Shawkat (2015), Maslach Burnout Inventory-Human Services Survey (MBI-HSS) by Maslach and Jackson (1986) and Utrecht Work Engagement Scale (UWES) by Schaufeli,et al (2002). The comparative analysis indicated that there was significant difference in personality traits of nurses with respect to their work experience and marital status. However, there was no significant difference in personality traits with respect to type of hospitals/nursing homes in which they are working. As far as burnout is considered, the results depicted that there was significant difference in nurses' burnout and its dimensions with respect to type of hospitals/nursing homes, work experience and marital status.. As far as work engagement was considered, the comparative analysis revealed that there was a significant mean difference in work engagement of nurses with respect to their work experience. However there was no significant difference among nurses with respect to marital status. Moreover, nurses differed in vigor dimension of work engagement with respect to hospitals/nursing homes in which they are working.