Burnout and Demographic Traits of a Vocational School in Rembau By, Suet Yet Tam (GS 26565)
A bit about the study <ul><li>Vocational school in Rembau </li></ul><ul><li>30 participants 15M 15F </li></ul><ul><li>Demo...
Results
Literature review <ul><li>Holloman (1998) found that there is no significant correlation between personal and school relat...
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Burnout and demographic traits of a vocational school

  1. 1. Burnout and Demographic Traits of a Vocational School in Rembau By, Suet Yet Tam (GS 26565)
  2. 2. A bit about the study <ul><li>Vocational school in Rembau </li></ul><ul><li>30 participants 15M 15F </li></ul><ul><li>Demographic questions – age, marital status, children </li></ul>
  3. 3. Results
  4. 4. Literature review <ul><li>Holloman (1998) found that there is no significant correlation between personal and school related measurements such as age, marital status and gender. </li></ul><ul><li>Zhao and Bi (2003) have also concluded in their study that there is no significant difference between gender and burnout. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ hardiness’ (Kobasa, Maddi & Kahn, 1982). Thus, hardiness is known as the individual’s response to life events for both personally and professionally (Kobasa, 1979). </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals who are hardy can cope with various stressors, both personal and professional (Simoni and Paterson, 1997). </li></ul><ul><li>Indira (2008) also noted that the relationship between the effectiveness of the teacher in working and burnout did not make any difference when compared between  (i) experienced / inexperienced teachers, (ii) qualified / overqualified teachers, (iii) aided / unaided school and (iv) subjects taught (Language / Social science / Science) with the exception of (i) Age of teachers, (ii) single sex / co-ed school. </li></ul><ul><li>Chan (2003) found hardiness have a significant impact on the burnout among teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>McCrainie, Lambert and Lambert (1987) have found out that hardiness has beneficial major effects in reducing burnout. </li></ul><ul><li>Personality traits factor </li></ul><ul><li>Genetic/ biological (neuroticism) factor </li></ul>

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