publication . Thesis . 2004

Burnout and engagement of student leaders in a higher education institution

Sieberhagen, Charlotte;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: North-West University
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
Thesis (M.Com. (Industrial Psychology))--North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 2004. Extensive research on burnout in different occupational fields has taken place internationally. However, no studies on students at higher education institutions in South Africa have been performed. The objective of this research was to standardise the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Student Survey (MBI-SS) and the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale-Student Survey (UWESSS) for student leaders in a South African university. Further objectives included empirically determining the relationships between burnout and engagement on the one hand, and work stress, optimism, individual and org...
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free text keywords: Burnout, Engagement, Students, Student leaders, Higher education, Optimism, Work stress, Commitment
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