How Job Burnout Impacts the Goal-Focused Leader Behavior with the Mediating Role of Supervisor’s Bottom-line Mentality


  • Saima Zia PhD Scholar, Management Sciences, The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Azeem Ahmad Associate Professor/HOD, National Business School, The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Anum Tariq Assistant Professor, National Business School, The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.



Job burnout (JB), Goal Focused Leader Behaviour (GFLB), Supervisor’s BLM (Bottom-line Mentality), PLS- SEM (Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling)


Research studies consistently demonstrate the impact of job burnout on workplace performance. By establishing and justifying the association between job burnout and goal-focused leader behavior (i.e., supervisory performance is one of the key factors in achieving organizational goals), the goal of the study is to expand the literature concerning the interaction between job burnout and workplace performance that leads to organizational goals. Hypothesizing bottom-line mentality (BLM) also plays an important role in clarifying why there is a relationship between job burnout and supervisor bottom-line mentality (BLM). It is proposed exclusively that GFLB (goal-focused leader behavior) is related to job burnout when supervisory BLM mediates that relationship. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 23 and Smart-PLS (version to determine how variables influence each other. PLS-SEM, the study assessed the relationship between the proposed theoretical model and 310 valid research questionnaires. Using validity and reliability assessments, the path model fits well with the quantitative data. Consequently, all hypotheses were supported, indicating the mediating role of the Supervisor's BLM.


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How to Cite

Zia, S., Ahmad, M. A., & Tariq, A. (2023). How Job Burnout Impacts the Goal-Focused Leader Behavior with the Mediating Role of Supervisor’s Bottom-line Mentality. Journal of Social Sciences Review, 3(2), 282–296.