عنوان مقاله [English]
The present study examines whether the relationship between emotional exhaustion and job performance is moderated by conscientiousness personality trait. So, The purpose of this study was to investigate the moderating role of conscientiousness personality trait in the relationship of emotional exhaustion with job performance. The participants of this study consisted of 400 high school teachers in Khuzestan province (260 male & 140 female) that were selected by relative multi-stage random sampling method. Data was collected via the version of the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI), Five Factor Personality Inventory (NEO-FFI) and Job Performance Questionnaire. The results of hierarchical regression analysis indicated that emotional exhaustion was negatively related to job performance, and conscientiousness moderated this relationship, that is, the negative relationship between emotional exhaustion and job performance is stronger when teachers have low levels of conscientiousness. According to these findings, hiring teachers with high levels of conscientiousness personality trait can improve their job performance.