1. Six Work Factors That Lead to Burnout: Part 1
An unrealistic workload is one the biggest predictors of burnout. Pioneer burnout researcher Christina Maslach identified six key factors in the work environment that contribute to burnout. This chapter dissects three of those six factors (unrealistic workload, decreased autonomy, and lack of social support), and interventions that can be implemented by teams and organizations to address these challenges, including effective communication strategies.