Burnout syndrome is a condition that every employee is likely to experience. For an employee who experiencing burnout syndrome, his/her job loses its meaning, doing the job seems meaningless to him/her become hard and therefore feel tense and stressful. When this situation continues, he /she becomes to think to quit. However, it is thought that the employee's perception of his/her manager as an effective leader may prevent him/her from experiencing burnout syndrome or decrease his/her intention to quit. In this study, the effect of effective leadership perceptions of employees on burnout syndrome and intention to quit was investigated. The purpose of the study is to reveal how the managers' effective management affects the employees. In this context, by conducting a survey with private sector employees, effective leader perception, burnout syndrome and intention to quit were measured. The hypotheses of the study were tested by performing regression analysis to the obtained data. As a result of the analysis, it was determined that effective leader perception had a negative effect on burnout syndrome and intention to quit. Another result is that burnout syndrome has a positive effect on the intention to quit. This study is important in terms of giving managers an idea of how to reduce employee burnout levels and intention to quit.
Effective leader perception, burnout syndrome, ıntention to quit