The Relationship between Big Five Personality Factors and Burnout in Non-commissioned Officers

부사관의 성격 5요인과 소진과의 관련성

  • Lee, Jayoung (Counseling Psychology Department of Hanyangcyber University)
  • 이자영 (한양사이버대학교 상담심리학과)
  • Received : 2018.03.30
  • Accepted : 2018.06.20
  • Published : 2018.06.28


The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between big five factors and burnout in non-commissioned officers. To investigate this, 182 non-commissioned officers were surveyed and the data were analyzed. At first, the degree of burnout of the non-commissioned officer was examined. It was found that exhaustion was the highest and diminished personal accomplishment was the lowest among the three sub-factors of burnout. In the 20s and 30s, burnout(total) and cynicism were more severe than in the 40s and above. Then, the multiple regression analysis and the multivariate multiple regression analysis were conducted. As a result, extroversion and agreeableness were related to burnout(total) and extroversion was related to the three dimensions of burnout, The results are likely to help establish policies to prevent non-commissioned officers' burnout. Finally, the limitations of this study were discussed.


Burnout;Big five personality;Non-commissioned officers;Extroversion;Agreeableness


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