Impact of Negative Perfectionism on Procrastination and Job Burnout among Public Sector Employees
Role of Stress as Mediator
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This study examined the mediating role of stress in relationship between perfectionism, procrastination and job burnout among the employees. The data was collected from 243 employees of public sector organizations and the sample included the workers who were working in the office setting environment including, bankers, managers, software engineers, administrators and employees of call centers. To collect the data a consent form was used to get the voluntary responses, the other instruments included a demographic sheet, Negative Perfectionism Scale (NPS), Procrastination at Work Scale (PAWS), Oldenburg burnout inventory (OLBI) and Stress subscale from the DASS-21. The results of the study showed that there is a significant positive relationship between perfectionism and procrastination, and a significant relationship between perfectionism and job burnout. In addition, there is a mediating role of stress in the relationship between perfectionism, procrastination, and job burnout among the employees. However, the results of the t-test analysis showed that a significant difference between level of stress and procrastination was found in both genders. Findings of the current study suggests that Perfectionism is significantly associated with procrastination and job burnout, the mediating role of stress was found in the relationship between study variables.
Keywords:Job Burnout, Perfectionism, Procrastination, Stress, Workplace
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