Illustration of Job Burnout of Teachers in high school: role of EQ and psychological empowerment

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Abstract. Job burnout is a phenomenon that is attracting attention of many scientists of management science and this brings out and imposes the dire consequences and huge expenditure on organization and staff. The main aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between EQ and psychological empowerment of teachers in high school. The methodology used in this research is descriptive. The statistical population is 117 teachers of high school in Rasht that has been teaching between 1392 and 1393. To collect the data of 347 people in statistical sampling, the non-probable sampling has been used. The mediums at hand are 3 questionnaires of Lee’s EQ (2010), Spriterz’s psychological empowerment (1995) and job burnout of Maslach & Jackson (1981) that has been confirmed in terms of reliability and validity. The findings of the research have shown that there is statistical significance between variables of EQ and psychological empowerment; between EQ and job burnout and between psychological empowerment and job burnout.


EQ, psychological empowerment, job burnout, teachers of high school

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