Analysing Attitudes WK 10 Attitudes & Work -Burnout

What are the three dimensions of burnout?
Emotional exhaustion, cynicism & lack of personal accomplishment
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A situational predictor of burnout could be high job demands & low job resources. What model does this remind us of?
Karasek's Demand Control Model
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A situational factor of burnout could be role ambiguity, role conflict & stress. What model does this remind us of?
Hackman & Oldham's Job Characteristics Theory
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What is the definition of a negative correlation?
When one variable increases as the other decreases (vice versa)
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In our experiment, we have two scales. One to measure burnout & one that measures amount of job resources. What should the correlation be?
Negative correlation
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An individual is extroverted with high levels of self-esteem. What correlation would they have with the three dimensions of burnout?
Negative correlation
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Which theory states that individual's strive to obtain resources (anything that has value)?
Conservation of Resources Theory (COR)
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"People strive to prevent loss, but once losses start, the risk of further loss increases" What is the term for this?
Loss-spiral
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Joe has a negative attitude about himself & ability. He feels that he shouldn't bother anymore & not worry about his work performance. How is this mindset related to Ajzen's model?
Perceived behavioural control
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Sophie feels that her tasks at work are meaningless. "Why should I spend more effort than the minimum requirement to keep my salary?" How does this mindset relate to Ajzen's model?
Attitude to the behaviour
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Who proposed the Conservation of Resources Theory?
Hobfell
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Which interventions did Leiter & Maslach (2014) find helped burnout?
All three
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What is the hypothesis of the conservation of resources theory?
People strive to obtain, build & protect resources which they value
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According to Conservation of Resources theory, what causes strain?
All three
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In Conservation of Resources theory, what is the primacy of loss hypothesis?
Resource loss & increased demands have a stronger effect in high demand situations
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Which theory hypothesised that high job demands were not harmful in themselves, but when accompanied by low decision latitude would result in psychological strain?
Karasek's Demand-Control Model
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The Conservation of Resources Theory outlines four basic categories of resources. What are they?
Objects, conditions, personal characteristics & energies
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Feeling accepted by colleagues & feeling confident in ability to complete the job successfully are signs of what?
Successful socialisation
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According to Van Maanen & Schein (1979), what will help Joe "learn the ropes" at his new job?
All three
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Re-experiencing, avoidance, negative thoughts, and reactivity related to an event with the threat of death, injury or violence – what disorder has these symptoms?
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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What is the definition of criterion validity?
Relationship between a person's scores in a selection method
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