Author(s): H. Tezcan UYSAL Halim AKBULUT Selim ERTAN

Work overload is described as the work demand that is more than the performance the workers in an organization can perform. More unsatisfying staff, work overload that comes up with downsizing in the organization and seasonal increase in demand are of great importance. Because it is a factor that can directly affect the behavioral attitudes of employees in the organization, work overload is a factor which should be identified well and which a relation between work psychology and job performance should be established. The aim of this study is to determine the difficulty and intensity of accounting transactions and the work overload perception of accounting professionals who continue their working life and the work psychology in closed organization climate and to determine the effects of these factors on the job performance they perform. For this purpose, a questionnaire was conducted on 75 accountants working in 26 accounting offices in Zonguldak. The results of the questionnaire in which the work overload load, negative work psychology and job performance are measured were evaluated by using the SPSS program, the obtained data were analyzed using the correlation, multiple regression and One Way tests. As a result of the analysis conducted, it was determined that one unit of change in work overload the accounting workers perceive affects negative work psychology more than 100%, and that the stress and burnout syndrome emerged as a result of this considerably decrease the job performance.


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