Job Demands-Resources and Personal Resources as Risk and Safety Factors for the Professional Burnout Among University Teachers

  • Aurelija Stelmokienė Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
  • Giedrė Genevičiūtė-Janonė Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
  • Loreta Gustainienė Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
  • Kristina Kovalčikienė Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Keywords: professional burnout, job demands, personal resources, job resources, university teachers

Abstract

The study was oriented to identify the main risk and safety factors for the professional burnout among university teachers in Lithuania. 257 participants filled up a self-administered questionnaire in a cross-sectional survey. 42.8 percent of university teachers in Lithuania indicated that are often or permanently suffering from professional burnout. Quantitative and emotional demands alongside with perceived social support from a supervisor acted as risk factors, and personal resources and social support from colleagues – assafety factors for the professional burnout.

Author Biographies

Aurelija Stelmokienė, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Vytautas Magnus University, Department of Psychology

Giedrė Genevičiūtė-Janonė, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Vytautas Magnus University, Department of Psychology

Loreta Gustainienė, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Vytautas Magnus University, Department of Psychology

Kristina Kovalčikienė, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Vytautas Magnus University, Department of Psychology

Published
2019-10-18
How to Cite
Stelmokienė, A., Genevičiūtė-Janonė, G., Gustainienė, L., & Kovalčikienė, K. (2019). Job Demands-Resources and Personal Resources as Risk and Safety Factors for the Professional Burnout Among University Teachers. Pedagogy, 134(2), 25-44. https://doi.org/10.15823/p.2019.134.2
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