Task Characteristics, Task Process, Task Structure And Their Relationship With Work And Personal Burnout
This research focuses on identifying the relationship of task characteristics, task process and task structure with work and personal burnout of individuals working in a group. A sample comprising of Information Technology (IT) and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) professionals, working in group setting, were surveyed using a structured questionnaire measuring the constructs. A structural equation model was performed and fitness measures of the model confirm significant relationship among the task characteristics, process and structure with work and personal burnout. In particular, the study results suggest that the task characteristics affects work burnout rather than personal burnout, that task process explicate moderately both personal and work burnout and finally, task structure is strongly related to personal burnout relative to work burnout.