THE INTERRELATION OF THE EMOTIONAL BURNOUT AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF HEADS OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

  • Galina Aleksandrovna Vinogradova Togliatti State University
  • Rufina Fanisovna Abdrakhimova Togliatti State University
Keywords: emotional burnout syndrome, value-based orientations, heads of educational institutions

Abstract

The paper studies the emotional burnout of heads of educational institutions and its interrelation with personal characteristics and value-based orientations. The relevance of the subject under the study is caused by the emerging contradiction between the manager’s active self-fulfillment and the deficiency of personal resources. It leads to the development of stable negative emotional states of the heads of educational institutions manifested in defatigation and overtiredness. Forty directors of educational institutions of Togliatti were selected for the research. In the study, the authors reveal the personal characteristics of directors of educational institutions, their value-based orientations and carry out the analysis of influence on their emotional burnout. The study determined that a third of respondents participated in the research had a high level of psychoemotional strain and stress that triggered the development of certain emotional burnout symptoms. The main personal characteristics interrelated with the emotional burnout of the study group of directors of educational institutions are emotional instability, excessive restraint, suspiciousness, anxiety, low behavior normativity, and tension. The study identified the statistically significant interrelations between the emotional burnout syndrome of heads of educational institutions and terminal and instrumental values such as wisdom of life, interesting job, prosperous life, the respect of others and friends, self-improvement, self-perfection, freedom, independence, good family relations, self-confidence, uncompromising attitude to deficiencies, courage in standing one’s ground, tolerance and efficiency in activities.  

Author Biographies

Galina Aleksandrovna Vinogradova, Togliatti State University

Doctor of Sciences (Psychology), professor of Chair “Preschool Pedagogy, Applied Psychology”

Rufina Fanisovna Abdrakhimova, Togliatti State University

graduate student of Chair “Preschool Pedagogy, Applied Psychology”

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Published
2019-03-24
Section
Psychological Sciences