Burnout

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Burnout and the Brain

Burnout is not just a state of mind. Psychological research shows it to be a condition that leads to distinctive changes in the anatomy and functioning of the brain. More

  • Some studies have begun to hint that personal psychological resources — such as self-esteem — may mediate the relationship between job demands and job resources and burnout. More

    A New Take on Employee Burnout

    Some studies have begun to hint that personal psychological resources — such as self-esteem — may mediate the relationship between job demands and job resources and burnout. More

  • Expecting employees to take a one-size-fits-all approach to emotional labor can quickly lead to burnout without the right support systems in place. More

    What ‘Service With a Smile’ Means for Employee Well-Being

    Expecting employees to take a one-size-fits-all approach to emotional labor can quickly lead to burnout without the right support systems in place. More

  • Long chunks of time spent on the road has now been linked to lower life satisfaction. More

    Lengthy Commutes Take a Mental Toll

    Long chunks of time spent on the road has now been linked to lower life satisfaction. More

  • The respondents rated how well they thought the boss handled a situation then rated the extent they would avoid him in the office or fail to invite him to after-work gatherings. More

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    Employees Actively Snub Bosses Who Discourage Work-Life Balance

    The respondents rated how well they thought the boss handled a situation then rated the extent they would avoid him in the office or fail to invite him to after-work gatherings. More

  • Powerful people who engaged in abusive behavior directed at employees paid the price later with lowered well-being. More

    Mean Bosses Make Themselves Miserable, Too

    Powerful people who engaged in abusive behavior directed at employees paid the price later with lowered well-being. More

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