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J Health Dev 2016, 5(2): 166-174 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship between Career Plateau and Job Burnout among Employees of Teaching Hospitals Affiliated to Kerman University of Medical Sciences, 2012
Malikeh Beheshtifar, Mohammad Reza Amiresmaili, Sajad Khosravi *, Saeed Mirzaei, Nadia Oroomiei
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Background: Workforce reaches the plateau in its career after which job promotion is less probable.The present study aimed to study the relationship between career plateau and job burnout among employees of teaching hospitals affiliated to Kerman University of Medical Sciences.

Methods: The present research was a cross-sectional study carried out in 2012. The statistical population was the financial and administrative workers of teaching hospitals affiliated to Kerman University of Medical Sciences. Sampling was done through the stratified appraoch. Data collection was done through questionnaires on career plateau and job burnout that their validity and relieability had already been confirmed. Data analysis was carried out using descriptive and inferential statistics (Pearson correlation, ANOVA, t-test) through SPSS19.

Results: Career plateau rate was relatively high, while the rate of job burnout and its components were moderate. There was a significant correlation (r= 0.408) between career plateau and job burnout (P<0.001). The results also show that career plateau and job burnout are significantly related with employees age group, their educational degree and work experience.

Conclusions: Regarding the high rate of career plateau in this study, hospital administrators should recruit basic strategies such as education, structural flexibility, identification of competent staff, job enrichment and motivation to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their human resources.

Keywords: Career Plateau, Job Burnout, Hospital
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2016/07/12 | Accepted: 2016/07/12 | Published: 2016/07/12
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Beheshtifar M, Amiresmaili M R, Khosravi S, Mirzaei S, Oroomiei N. The Relationship between Career Plateau and Job Burnout among Employees of Teaching Hospitals Affiliated to Kerman University of Medical Sciences, 2012. J Health Dev. 2016; 5 (2) :166-174
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