Journal of Management Information and Decision Sciences (Print ISSN: 1524-7252; Online ISSN: 1532-5806)


Impact of Job Burnout on the Quality of Work Life an Analytical Study of the Opinions of a Sample of Nurses at the Women's and Children's Hospital in Al-Diwaniyah

Author(s): Khariya Abed Fadel

The current research paper is directed towards verifying the effect of job burnout on the quality of work life for a sample of nurses at the Women's and Children's Hospital in Diwaniyah, as (544) questionnaires were distributed to nurses working in the hospital. After examining the retrieved forms, (114) questionnaires were excluded because they were not valid for analysis. Thus, the number of valid forms for study and analysis is (430) using the (SPSS.24) program. The concept of job burnout includes three variables, namely (Emotional Exhaustion, Depersonalization, Lack of Personal accomplishment). As for the quality of work life variable, it consists of six main dimensions, which are (Job and career satisfaction, General well-being, Homework interface, Stress at work, Control at work, Working conditions). The main hypotheses of the study revolve around a basic idea: that the more nurses are aware of the existence of job burnout, the more it affects the quality of work life. The results of the research proved the validity of the hypotheses and reached a set of meaningful results, the most important of which was that job burnout explains what (62%) of the change that nurses make towards work through boredom and dissatisfaction with working life, and it may also lead to high levels of stress and pressure Work, and this can negatively affect mental and physical health. It leads to people losing interest in many aspects of their personal lives, which negatively affects the quality of their social and emotional lives. After that, some recommendations were formulated, most notably a fair system that guarantees equal opportunities for all hospital workers, rewards and appreciation are given to workers who provide the best services, and hospital workers need to support each other, including teamwork and joint work, to ensure that patients receive the best health care

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