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Maria Visi Theresia
Fransisca Iriani Roesmala Dewi
P. Tommy Y.S. Suyasa


This study aims to examine the relationship between job burnout and cyber-loafing in employees, Job burnout is characterized by emotional exhaustion, personal achievement, and depersonalization. At the same time, cyber-loafing is characterized by mild cyber-loafing (reading social media messages, sending personal e-mails; or occasionally using the internet for things that are not directly related to work) and major cyber-loafing (visiting shopping sites, playing online games/gambling, or frequently using the internet during working hours for things that are not directly related to work). The study involved 107 participants, consisting of 52 men and 55 women. Data were collected using an electronic-based questionnaire (G-Form). Participants were employees of a private company engaged in mining. The results of the Pearson Correlation test show a positive relationship between job burnout and cyber-loafing, r (105) = 0.311, p < 0.01. Participants who experience high job burnout tend to deviate from using the internet at work.

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