Burnout, workaholism and their consequences

  • Anja Bandelj Faculty of Public Administration, University of Ljubljana
Keywords: administrative units, banks, burnout, workaholic, workaholism


Burnout and workaholism, known to decrease efficiency and lead to depersonalisation, have negative effects on both employees and organisations. The survey aimed to analyse the correlation between burnout and workaholism among selected employees in the public and private sectors in Slovenia. The goal was to compare the results obtained in the administrative units and at the two selected banks. Various methodological approaches were employed, including statistical tests such as the multivariate analysis, Kolmogorov-Smirnov and Shapiro-Wilk test, Spearman’s rank order correlation coefficient and the Mann-Whitney U test. Survey results indicate statistically significant differences between employees in administrative units and those in two banks. Workaholism is higher among employees in administrative units than at banks. Positive correlations were found between workaholism and the two dimensions of burnout, both among employees in administrative units and in the selected banks.


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How to Cite
Bandelj, A. (2023). Burnout, workaholism and their consequences. Human Resources Management and Services, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.18282/hrms.v5i2.3379