Determination of Burnout Syndrome among Middle and Senior Managers in Manufacturing Industry in Ciudad Juarez
Maldonado Macías, Aidé Aracely
Valadez Torres, Sonia Gabriela
Camacho Alamilla, Rocío
García Alcaraz, Jorge Luis
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Burnout syndromeis caused by chronic job stress and it is considered one of the main professional diseases of XXI Century.In developing countries like Mexico, occupations asmiddle and senior manager positionshave not been sufficiently explored on this topic, especially in the industrial manufacturing sector.These personnel are fundamental for the growth of industries and usually must respond to high work demands, such as: short time decision making processes, extended working hours, personnel organization, production difficulties, among others. A sample of 361 participants was conformed; 34 were senior managers and 327middle managers fromseveral departments.The Maslach Burnout Inventory General-Survey (MBI-GS) was applied in six manufacturing companies in Ciudad Juarez.The Burnoutwas determined by grades and levels. Percentiles 33.3 and 66.6 were used as cut off pointsfor each dimension: Emotional Exhaustion, Cynicism and Professional Effectiveness,five levels of Burnout were determined as none, low, middle, fairly and extreme. Results indicate a middlegrade of Burnout for all three dimensions among senior and middle managers. By levels,46.26% presents fairly and extreme level, 15.51% have a middle level and 38.23 % presents none or low levels of Burnout. In conclusion, it is recommended that manufacturing industries take preventive actions that contribute to physical and mental health of their key workers.
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