The insides of a burnt out red brick building with burnt wooden beam.

5 short things everyone should know about Burnout


  • is not a medical condition,
  • is the result of chronic workplace stress,
  • prevention cost less than reaction for employee, employer and society,
  • interventions on unit level, such as team level, are more effective than on an individual level,
  • is most often caused by the following factors: work overload; lack of control; insufficient rewards; failed social relationships; lack of fairness; and value conflict.
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