The Truth About Burnout

Author: Christina Maslach
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470423560
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Today's workforce is experiencing job burnout in epidemic proportions. Workers at all levels, both white- and blue-collar, feel stressed out, insecure, misunderstood, undervalued, and alienated at their workplace. This original and important book debunks the common myth that when workers suffer job burnout they are solely responsible for their fatigue, anger, and don't give a damn attitude. The book clearly shows where the accountability often belongs. . . .squarely on the shoulders of the organization.

Banishing Burnout

Author: Michael P. Leiter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118046684
Size: 47.29 MB
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In this book Michael P. Leiter and Christina Maslach, the leading experts on job burnout prevention and authors of the landmark book The Truth About Burnout, outline their revolutionary new program for helping everyone in the workplace overcome everyday stress and pressures and achieve their career goals. Banishing Burnout includes the authors’ unique and highly effective Work Life self-assessment test and a customized plan for action that will help transform the individual’s relationship with work and overcome job burnout. The authors outline their proven action plan, which shows how to establish core values, set a personal direction, engage other people, initiate a realistic plan of action, make an impact, and achieve career goals. The book is filled with illustrative case examples from a wide variety of organizations, including corporations, health care institutions, universities, and nonprofit organizations. Each case demonstrates how the use of the Work Life self-survey and the individualized action plan can result in dramatic changes in the daily workplace experience and advance career development.

Burnout The Cost Of Caring

Author: Christina Maslach
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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Are you in the position of taking care of others? Helping them? Teaching them? Are you in the business of being a professional caregiver, or have you become one informally because friends, family, and others put you in that position? Do you feel that all your caring, all your efforts to make things right take too much out of you? That no one really appreciates all that you do? If so, you could be among the many caregivers suffering from the burnout syndrome. Is it as hopeless as it seems? No -- for now Christina Maslach, the leading pioneer in research on burnout, offers the help you've been searching for. Using illustrative examples and first-hand accounts, she points out what causes the feeling of emotional exhaustion, the callous indifference to people's problems, and the sense of inadequacy about one's ability to help and relate to others. Written for everyone who has extensive contact with other people in his or her work and personal life, this insightful guide will help you understand burnout and show you how to beat it. Guaranteed to give new ideas and a fresh perspective, it is one book that can help restore your compassion for others and your pride in helping them. Book jacket.

Burnout At Work

Author: Michael P Leiter
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1317909798
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The psychological concept of burnout refers to long-term exhaustion from, and diminished interest in, the work we do. It’s a phenomenon that most of us have some understanding of, even if we haven’t always been affected directly. Many people start their working lives full of energy and enthusiasm, but far fewer are able to maintain that level of engagement. Burnout at Work: A Psychological Perspective provides a comprehensive overview of how the concept of burnout has been conceived over recent decades, as well as discussing the challenges and possible interventions that can help confront this pervasive issue. Including contributions from the most eminent researchers in this field, the book examines a range of topics including: The links between burnout and health How our individual relationships at work can affect levels of burnout The role of leadership in mediating or causing burnout The strategies that individuals can pursue to avoid burnout, as well as wider interventions. The book will be required reading for anyone studying organizational or occupational psychology, and will also interest students of business and management, and health psychology.

Preventing Burnout And Building Engagement Workbook

Author: Michael P. Leiter
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780787955397
Size: 54.57 MB
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This Survey is part of the comprehensivePreventing Burnout and Building Engagement package contains the same winning strategies and techniques that internationally renowned burnout experts Michael P. Leiter and Christina Maslach have used so successfully to transform organizations suffering from wide-spread employee burnout.In an easy-to-follow format, Leiter and Maslach show you and your team members how to conduct an effective Organizational Checkup from start to finish.

Reignite

Author: Dr. Clark Gaither
Publisher: Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Press via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1946697672
Size: 79.36 MB
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Think about your job or career for a moment. Is your work pleasant, enjoyable, and inspiring? Does it provide you with opportunities to innovate and create using all of your natural talents and abilities? Does work energize you and bring you joy and happiness? Or, do you instead feel emotionally exhausted and cynical with a lack of any sense of personal accomplishment? If so, you are probably burned out. One thing is certain, you cannot live a life of happiness and passion driven purpose if you are burned out. Instead of finding deep satisfaction and happiness in your work it is probably something you have come to dread, like going back to work on Mondays. I should know. I became burned out once. I became burned out at my job as a family physician so I understand burnout. I know firsthand how personally and professionally devastating it can be and how costly it can become to organizations. I also learned what to do about it, how to FIX it! Learn how to transform from being burned out to ON FIRE and find new meaning in your career and life. Within the pages of this book, I will show you how.

Overcoming Job Burnout

Author: Beverly A. Potter
Publisher: Ronin Publishing
ISBN: 9781579510749
Size: 29.17 MB
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Job burnout is something that doesn't simply go away ? especially in a chaotic economy. It is a kind of job depression caused by feelings of powerlessness, the loss of control over one's work. The effect can be devastating. The victim dreads going to work. Productivity falls and life becomes increasingly difficult. Burnout is stressful, but it is not caused by stress. Going on a vacation provides relief until the vacation is over and one must return to the job. Overcoming Job Burnout describes how burnout can take hold and how to turn it around. Dr. Potter offers eight proven strategies for increasing personal power and renewing enthusiasm for working. A combination of inspiration and instruction, this updated, revised edition is filled with practical advice, based on the author's years of experience in this field, that readers can implement immediately to renew that sense of engagement and excitement that makes working worthwhile.

Burn Out

Author: Herbert Freudenberger
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 9780553255843
Size: 51.16 MB
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Leading Minds

Author: Howard Gardner
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465027776
Size: 32.22 MB
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Drawing on his groundbreaking work on intelligence and creativity, Harvard psychologist Howard Gardner, developer of the theory of Multiple Intelligences, offers fascinating revelations about the mind of the leader and his or her followers. He identifies six constant features of leadership as well as paradoxes that must be resolved for leadership to be effective using portraits of leaders from J. Robert Oppenheimer to Alfred P. Sloan, from Pope John XXIII to Mahatma Gandhi.

Remedy For Burnout

Author: Starla Fitch, MD
Publisher: Hillcrest Publishing Group
ISBN: 1634130278
Size: 65.98 MB
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Dr. Starla Fitch went into medicine for all the right reasons. But not long after she began her practice, the demands of the profession coupled with the bureaucracy of the system began to take their toll. On the verge of burnout, she knew she had to find a way to reconnect with the reasons she became a physician. She did – and now she helps other doctors do the same. Remedy for Burnout: 7 Prescriptions Doctors Use to Find Meaning in Medicine, shares Starla's story and those of fellow physicians who tapped into their own passions and talents and discovered the meaning in medicine unique to each of them. Her seven prescriptions provide actionable advice that doctors can take to assess their current situations and reconnect with the reasons why they put on their white coats every day.