Advances in Economics and Business Vol. 3(7), pp. 279 - 286
DOI: 10.13189/aeb.2015.030704
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Examining the Impact of Burnout Syndrome and Demographics on Impulsive Buying Behavior (IBB) in Working Places


Tolga Torun 1,*, Isa Ipcioglu 2
1 Department of Management Information Systems, Faculty of Economics and Business Management, Bilecik S.E. University, Turkey
2 Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Economics and Business Management, Bilecik S.E. University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

This paper examines the relationship of burnout syndrome, demographics and impulsive buying behavior among public sector employees by measuring burnout syndrome and impulsive buying behavior via using the relations of components of burnout syndrome suggested by Maslack and Jackson and impulsive buying behavior suggested by Rook and Fisher. The present study utilized a correlational, quantitative design to investigate hypotheses burnout syndrome and impulsive buying behavior components and the relationship between the given components in a sample of public sector workers. The questionnaire was adopted (a 1 to 5 rating Likert scale), used and completed by 112 workers out of 130. The hypotheses were tested by regression analyze in order to analyze the predicted relationships between the given components and to check the significance of the routes of components suggested. The significant relationships between the components have noted. However, only one of the components of burnout syndrome has found significantly related with impulsive buying behavior.

KEYWORDS
Burnout Syndrome, Regression, Impulsive Buying Behavior, Public Sector

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Tolga Torun , Isa Ipcioglu . "Examining the Impact of Burnout Syndrome and Demographics on Impulsive Buying Behavior (IBB) in Working Places." Advances in Economics and Business 3.7 (2015) 279 - 286. doi: 10.13189/aeb.2015.030704.