5 short things everyone should know about Burnout

Originally Published on LinkedIn on February 12, 2020.


  • 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.