International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Assessment of Well-Being at Work of Information Technology Professionals
Andréia Agostini, Anelise Viapiana Masiero, Lilia Aparecida Kanan

The study evaluated 283 Information Technology professionals of Brazilian technology companies regarding well-being at work. For data collection, the Psychosocial Well-Being Scale and the Maslach Burnout Inventory, associated with the Utrech Work Engagement Scale, were used. In general, positive evaluations for psychosocial well-being and engagement, as well as, lack of characteristics of Burnoutpredominated. The overall average in the Psychosocial Well-Being Scale was 4.93, with a standard deviation of 1.04. Men who work for one to five years presented higher values in the effectiveness dimension. Regarding engagement, the results were significant among men aged 40 and over. Professionals with shorter time of work in the organization presented lower indexes in the effectiveness dimension. These results corroborate the characteristics of Generation Y regarding the greater commitment with the career than with the organization.

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