publication . Other literature type . 2016

Examining law enforcement officer job satisfaction and burnout through the lens of empowerment theory

Biggs, Bruce A;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Apr 2016
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This exploratory cross-sectional study examined the organizational factors that influence law enforcement officers’ perception of job stress and perception of job satisfaction. The extant literature is replete with the finding that organizational factors (job context) rather than the aspects of providing police service (job content) cause law enforcement officers the largest amount of stress and job dissatisfaction. However, the literature also shows that the exact organizational factors that wield these deleterious effects are enigmatic. This situation is further confounded by the lack of a guiding and encompassing theoretical construct through which the myriad...
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free text keywords: Social sciences, Burnout, Empowerment theory, Job stress, Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Organizational Behavior and Theory
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