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Jurnal Psikologi Industri dan Organisasi

ISSN 2301-7090

Vol. 1 / No. 2 / Published : 2012-06

TOC : 1, and page :57 - 65

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Original Article :

Boredom at work employees in radio sonora surabaya

Author :

  1. Gredha S. Rea*1
  2. Cholichul Hadi*2
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Abstract :

This study aims to determine cause of the boredom at work and how to overcome the boredom atwork that occurs employees in Radio Sonora Surabaya. Boredom is defined as in an unpleasant,transient afective state in which the individual feels a pervasive lack of interest in and difficultyconcentrating on the current activity and feels that it takes conscious effort to maintain orreturn attention to that activity.Boredom at work can terms of three indicators proposed byO'Hanlon, namely 1) restlessness, 2) irritability, 3) unable to concentrate. The study wasconducted on individuals who work at Radio Sonora Surabaya who filled out questionnairesBoredom Proneness Scale developed by Norman D. Sundberg and Richard F. Farmer. Employeeslocated at P75 will be the subject of this study. Data collection tool in the form of structuredinterviews using an interview guide that was created earlier. Data analysis was done bydescribing the results of interviews with verbatim and coding. From the analysis of research dataobtained by the cause of boredom at work employees in Radio Sonora Surabaya is a quantitativeoverload due to the considerable demands of the company, and qualitative overload due to thefeeling that the duties and responsibilities that have too many.The way in which employees ofRadio Sonora Surabaya to overcome boredom is a refreshing work or take annual leave.

Keyword :

boredom at work, quantitative overload, qualitative overload,

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