Empirical Research on the Relationship among Sense of Control, Control Demand and Job Burnout


Based on the literature research, the paper proposes a relational model of sense of control, control demand and job burnout. A questionnaire survey is conducted on the enterprise employees, and 362 valid questionnaires are collected, finally using the SPSS19.0 software to analyze the collected data. The results show that 1) sense of control and control demand are correlated; 2) sense of control has a significant negative impact on the three dimensions of job burnout (exhaustion, cynicism and inefficacy); 3) control demand has significant effects on job burnout.

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Zhang, C. , Li, C. and Feng, F. (2014) Empirical Research on the Relationship among Sense of Control, Control Demand and Job Burnout. Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies, 2, 201-205. doi: 10.4236/jhrss.2014.24020.

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