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The Burnout Challenge

Managing People’s Relationships with Their Jobs

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674251014

Publication Date: 11/15/2022


272 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

22 illus.


[Maslach and Leiter] offer a well-grounded examination of the causes of widespread job dissatisfaction and burnout along with proposals for solutions… Thoughtful advice for managers and employers.Kirkus Reviews

With the Great Resignation looming large, this timely, practical guide is worth a look for business leaders aiming to foster a healthy workplace.Publishers Weekly

Burnout seems to be everyone’s problem, and this book has solutions. As trailblazers in burnout research, Christina Maslach and Michael Leiter didn’t just clear the path to study the causes—they’ve also discovered some of the cures.—Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Think Again

Aspiring and even experienced leaders often don’t know that in order to make sustainable change for both employees and the overall organization, burnout must be a core focus. From experts in burnout research, The Burnout Challenge offers tips and tools needed to evaluate problems and implement solutions. Vital reading for today’s and tomorrow’s leaders.—Arianna Huffington, Founder & CEO, Thrive Global

A legendary and lasting contribution from two luminaries of burnout research. As we face a growing rampage of workplace stressors, this book offers concrete, actionable solutions for leaders at every level, reminding us that meaningful innovation can only occur at the speed of trust.—Thom Mayer, Medical Director for the NFL Players Association

Maslach and Leiter are the leading scholars on this timely subject, and their research takes today’s necessary discussions about the nature of the workplace to a new level. This outstanding book will make a substantial impact.—Professor Sir Cary Cooper, University of Manchester

Managing burnout is one of the most important responsibilities of the twenty-first-century leader. Full of practical tips and tools to do just this, The Burnout Challenge is an essential resource for the leaders of today—and the aspiring leaders of tomorrow.—Tasha Eurich, author of Insight: The Surprising Truth about How Others See Us, How We See Ourselves, and Why the Answers Matter More than We Think

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