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Arsin N, Darvish H, Esmail Zali M, Namani F. The Study of Occupational Exhaustion in Working Women (Study Cases: Women Occupied in Jahad-e-Daneshgahy of Tehran University of Medical Sciences). Paramedical Sciences and Military Health. 2017; 11 (4) :9-16
URL: http://jps.ajaums.ac.ir/article-1-84-en.html
1- Department of Governmental Management, West Tehran Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Management, Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran
3- Department of Health Services Management, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- Department of Health Economics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Introduction: One of the aspects which impress the quantity and quality of service providing by the organization staffs is the staff’s occupational exhaustion syndrome. Based on many researchers opinion, occupational exhaustion is a significant issue for employees and these employees have been known to be a talented class for this syndrome. Therefore, this study attempts to deal with the different aspects of occupational exhaustion among women.
Methods and Materials: The present study is a cross-sectional descriptive study performed on the women working as employees in “Jahad-e-daneshgahi of Tehran University of Medical Sciences” in 2016. 55 women staffs were participated in the current study and an occupational exhaustion questionnaire was used as an instrument. Additionally, data collected were analyzed by SPSS version 20.
Results: Most of the participants had Bachelor or higher degrees. Their ages were between 31 to 40 years old. The maximum number of occupational burnout from the aspect of individual performance deterioration was 45.4 percent. Moreover, the maximum intensity of occupational exhaustion from the aspect of individual performance deterioration was 47.2 %.
Discussion and Conclusion: The analysis of our findings indicates that most of our samples were in the highest level of occupational exhaustion in the field of individual performance decay both in the intensity and numbers. The significant prevalence of occupational exhaustion in the field of individual performance deterioration needs some interventions and special attentions such as organizational intervention for e.g. team work persuasion, involving the staff in decision making and job security.

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Received: 2017/01/25 | Accepted: 2017/03/10 | Published: 2017/03/15

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