Journal article

Cosmetic facial surgery: the influence of self-esteem on job satisfaction and burnout

Alicia R Kalus, Christina Cregan

ASIA PACIFIC JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES | WILEY | Published : 2017

Abstract

Using knowledge-based theories of self-esteem, we investigate the relationship between employed adults' change in self-esteem following cosmetic facial surgery and changes in their job satisfaction and workplace burnout. Quantitative data are collected from patients who have undergone cosmetic facial surgical procedures within a four-year period. The survey responses of 106 employed adults are analysed using hierarchical moderator regression. The findings show a positive relationship between change in self-esteem and change in job satisfaction, and a negative relationship with change in burnout. Cumulative effects are identified. For those who strongly perceive an improvement in their post-o..

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