This chapter discusses how workers and their employers can recognize and prevent burnout. The chapter uses Leiter and Maslach’s six job domains – workload, control, reward, community, fairness, and values – to frame the discussion on how to decrease sources of stress in each of these areas. Additional information is offered on how to improve mental and physical resilience.
control and reward
fairness and values
lifestyle and vacations
Maslach et al. (2001) note that burnout, unlike depression or stress, is generally job-related and situation specific. What this means is that something ...