Burnout is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion. In the workforce, it leads to higher levels of stress, greater sickness absence, sluggish productivity and increased staff turnover so addressing this is urgent.
Managing Employee Burnout covers everything from what burnout is, what causes it and what different forms it can take. It also explores the role of the organization in employee burnout and includes specific guidance on how to manage burnout in remote and hybrid working environments and why dispersed teams may be more susceptible to burnout.
Full of actionable advice and real world examples, this book demonstrates what strategies to put in place to safeguard staff retention and productivity from burnout as well as how to promote awareness and emotional intelligence in the business. This book also explains why effective company culture, communication, leadership and an inclusive talent strategy are key to building a healthy, engaged and sustainable workforce. There is also coverage of how to improve employees´ mental health and discussion of the importance of taking a break and how to establish healthy boundaries. Managing Employee Burnout is crucial reading for all HR professionals and all those responsible for talent management who are looking to ensure a healthy, happy and productive workforce.