Socio-psychological Factors of Job Burnout of Young Educational Professionals

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Abstract

The goal of research is to identify how professional burnout of young teachers and educational psychologists depends on the social and psychological factors of the organizational environment. Study sample was young professionals of Moscow educational organizations, specifically 110 teachers and 108 educational psychologists. We used standardized methods such as "Emotional burnout" by V.V. Boyko; "Motivational profile" by S. Ritchie and P. Martin, "Individual styles of communication and educational activities" by A.K. Markova and A.Ya. Nikonova; "Integral job satisfaction" by A.V. Batarshev. The empirical study results have revealed that burnout of young professionals is depends on social and psychological factors of the organizational environment such as specifics of pedagogical work; working relationships in the educational organization and personal features of young professionals: motivational profile, interpersonal communication, job satisfaction.

General Information

Keywords: young professionals, teachers, educational psychologists, professional burnout, social and psychological factors of organizational environment

Journal rubric: Psychology of Education

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psyedu.2016080101

For citation: Marijchuk E.O. Socio-psychological Factors of Job Burnout of Young Educational Professionals [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie psyedu.ru [Psychological Science and Education psyedu.ru], 2016. Vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 1–10. DOI: 10.17759/psyedu.2016080101. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Evgenia O. Marijchuk, PhD Student, Chair of Theoretical Foundations of Social Psychology, Department of Social Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: xabar_9@mail.ru

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