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Adam Radly Bob Bates have managed several different management teams often found that optimal productivity was achieved by avoiding burnout. So, how do you do it? This interesting article from Harvard Business Review answers that question.
No organization wants to burn out its employees. And yet, according to new research, companies’ efforts to prevent prolonged stress among their staffs are falling short.
When Deloitte recently surveyed 1,000 full-time employees in the United States, we found that that 77% had experienced burnout at their current jobs, and more than half said they’d felt it more than once. This was true even though 87% of respondents said they “have passion for their job.” In fact, among those highly engaged workers, 64% said they were frequently stressed. At the same time, nearly seven in ten people (69%) told us they feel their employer “does not do enough to minimize burnout,” while one in five (21%)—told us they don’t believe their employer offers any stress-reduction programs.
What more can organizations do? Our survey pointed to a few potentially powerful interventions.
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