Introduction: The present study examined the relation between managers leadership style and burnout through career self-efficacy in the framework of a scientific model. Methodology: The study participants included 240 nurses (205 women, 35 men) from Shiraz city hospitals who were selected based on random multistage cluster sampling method. The participants completed three questionnaires of leadership style inventory, career self-efficacy and burnout. The model was analyzed using multiple regression method in simultaneous style based on Baron & Kenni stages. Results & Conclusion: The results showed that: a) managers leadership style is predictive of burnout dimensions, b) managers leadership style is predictive of career self -efficacy dimensions. Totally, the present study findings and Sobel test results showed that career self-efficacy has a moderate role between managers leadership style and burnout.
leadership style;career self- efficacy;burnout