Early predictors of job burnout and engagement.

  title={Early predictors of job burnout and engagement.},
  author={Christina Maslach and Michael P Leiter},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={93 3},
A longitudinal study predicted changes in burnout or engagement a year later by identifying 2 types of early indicators at the initial assessment. Organizational employees (N = 466) completed measures of burnout and 6 areas of worklife at 2 times with a 1-year interval. Those people who showed an inconsistent pattern at Time 1 were more likely to change over the year than were those who did not. Among this group, those who also displayed a workplace incongruity in the area of fairness moved to… 

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