Date of Award
Dissertation - NSU Access Only
Doctor of Education (EdD)
Abraham S. Fischler College of Education
Lynne R. Schrum
This applied dissertation was designed to provide information on the causes of burnout to employees in the accounting profession. A review of the literature revealed research on many different industries, but a lack on research within the accounting profession. The purpose of this research study was to examine what demographic variables increase the likelihood of an employee suffering from burnout.
In order to identify the causes of burnout for accountants, this study used a descriptive research design. The research utilized the Maslach Burnout Inventory-General Survey and a demographic questionnaire.
Quantitative analysis was applied to the interpretation of the descriptive data collected from the surveys. Descriptive statistics were used to summarize the data from the surveys collected. Frequencies and percentages were completed on all demographic and descriptive questions. Correlational statistics were used to determine if any correlations existed between the demographic factors and the dimensions of burnout.
Stephen N. Kervin. 2016. A Study of the Factors that Lead to Burnout in the Accounting Profession. Doctoral dissertation. Nova Southeastern University. Retrieved from NSUWorks, Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. (384)