This excerpt is adapted from Extinguish Burnout (SHRM, 2019) by Rob & Terri Bogue. It is the first in a three-part series on the effect of burnout at work.
Burnout is classically seen in three factors: exhaustion, cynicism, and lack of personal effectiveness. Of these three components, which are candidates to cause burnout? In other words, which came first: the proverbial chicken or the egg?
Originally published on SHRM.org. Read the full article here: https://www.shrm.org/ResourcesAndTools/hr-topics/employee-relations/Pages/Where-Does-Burnout-Come-From.aspx