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Revista Psicologia Organizações e Trabalho

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CORTEZ, Pedro Afonso; ZERBINI, Thais  and  VEIGA, Heila Magali da Silva. Work context and Burnout: confirmation of moderators from meta-analysis evidence. Rev. Psicol., Organ. Trab. [online]. 2019, vol.19, n.4, pp. 755-761. ISSN 1984-6657.

Burnout is an important work-health issue with economic costs to organizations and quality of life impacts on individuals. Focusing on Morgeson and Humphrey's contribution to Work Design literature, we identified the general predictive effect of the Work Context factor in burnout and, secondly, listed the moderators that may be useful to improve practices and research when dealing with burnout in organizational contexts. We did a prospective citation literature extraction in the Web of Science database from Morgeson and Humphrey, which retrieved 11 studies after screening and applying inclusion criteria. We analyzed those studies with Mixed-Effect Modeling for meta-analysis. We found an overall positive effect with high heterogeneity for the Work Context factor predicting burnout that was moderated by professional area and model selection bias. Primary results showed the importance of those moderators when dealing with Work Context factor and burnout in health organizations. We also highlight the robustness of the Morgeson and Humphrey model for future developments in Work Design.

Keywords : work design; occupational stress; working conditions.

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