عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between personality dimensions and job burnout among physical education teachers in Sanandaj city. The statistical population included 180 male and female physical education teachers in Sanandaj city and all of them were selected as the sample. The study was of correlation type conducted as a field. To collect the data, 2 valid and reliable questionnaires (Maslach’s Burnout Questionnaires (α=0.81) and Goldberg’s Personality Dimension Questionnaires (α=0.85) together with a personality trait questionnaire. For data analysis, descriptive statistics (mean, standard deviation, frequency, and tables) and inferential statistics (Pearson correlation coefficient, independent samples t test and regression analysis) were used. The findings showed a significant negative relationship between extraversion, openness to experience, consciousness and agreeableness and job burnout factors (emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and lack of personal accomplishment). There was a significant positive relationship between neuroticism and job burnout factors (emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and lack of personal success). There was no significant difference between male and female teachers in terms of the variables of this study. Among the five dimensions of personality, agreeableness and extraversion were able to predict job burnout. Overall, it was observed that different personality dimensions affected job burnout of teachers. Thus, personality traits of teachers can be assessed prior to their employment to predict their future job burnout. It is thus suggested that officials and managers should pay special attention to the effective factors such as personality to achieve more efficiency in Education Organization. Education and training should be elevated to enhance these effective factors and to reduce the problem of job burnout.