How burnout is measured in the workplace


This chapter explains how burnout is measured in the workplace. It provides an overview of several of the key methods of measuring burnout including the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI), the Burnout Measure (BM), the Copenhagen Burnout Inventory (CBI), the Oldenburg Burnout Inventory (OLBI), and the Shirom–Melamed Burnout Questionnaire (S-MBQ).

Key words

burnout measurement

Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI)

Burnout Measure (BM)

Copenhagen Burnout Inventory (CBI)

Oldenburg Burnout Inventory (OLBI)

Shirom-Melamed Burnout Questionnaire (S–MBQ)


Over the years, researchers have sought a way to measure levels of burnout either in individuals or in occupational groups. Putting together ...

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