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Correlates of Burnout among Female Employees of Non-nationalized Banks


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The present investigation was conducted to get an insight into burnout as related to general health and social support among female employees working in non-nationalized banks. The study was carried out in Chandigarh and its satellite towns-Panchkula and S.A.S. Nagar, Mohali, on a sample of 100 female employees having minimum of lyear of job experience from 5 non-nationalized banks (20 from each bank). Standardized tools were used to measure various variables of the study. The findings revealed that majority of the subjects worked daily for 9-10 hours; frequently did overtime work with no payment and felt pressurized due to weekly targets. They were moderately satisfied with their job. They had moderate followed by high level of emotional exhaustion and depersonalization but high level of personal accomplishment. There existed a highly significant negative correlation between number of social support and burnout. General health was found to have significant positive correlation with number of social support.

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Burnout, General Health, Social Support, Non- Nationalized Banks
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Sudha Katyal
Department of Human Development and Family Relations, Government Home Science College, Chandigarh, India

Abstract


The present investigation was conducted to get an insight into burnout as related to general health and social support among female employees working in non-nationalized banks. The study was carried out in Chandigarh and its satellite towns-Panchkula and S.A.S. Nagar, Mohali, on a sample of 100 female employees having minimum of lyear of job experience from 5 non-nationalized banks (20 from each bank). Standardized tools were used to measure various variables of the study. The findings revealed that majority of the subjects worked daily for 9-10 hours; frequently did overtime work with no payment and felt pressurized due to weekly targets. They were moderately satisfied with their job. They had moderate followed by high level of emotional exhaustion and depersonalization but high level of personal accomplishment. There existed a highly significant negative correlation between number of social support and burnout. General health was found to have significant positive correlation with number of social support.

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Burnout, General Health, Social Support, Non- Nationalized Banks