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The Burnout Epidemic

The Rise of Chronic Stress and How We Can Fix It

Jennifer Moss



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Harvard Business School
01 January 2022
In this powerful book, happiness expert Jennifer Moss explains why burnout is so rampant - and provides simple, researched-based solutions for helping employees minimise stress and building happier workplaces.

Research-based findings about the real causes of burnout. Practical, how-to advice for managers and leaders. New data and surveys on the pandemic's effect on burnout. Success stories from companies-from before and during the pandemic.

Audience: Managers and leaders; HR professionals.
Imprint:   Harvard Business School
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 155mm, 
ISBN:   9781647820367
ISBN 10:   1647820367
Pages:   256
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jennifer Moss is an award-winning journalist, author, and international public speaker. She is a nationally syndicated radio columnist, reporting on topics related to happiness and workplace well-being. She is also a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in HuffPost, Forbes, the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Fortune, and Harvard Business Review. Her book, Unlocking Happiness at Work, received the distinguished UK Business Book of the Year Award. Moss also sits on the Global Happiness Council. To acknowledge her contributions to business and public service, Moss was named a Canadian Innovator of the Year, an International Female Entrepreneur of the Year, and recipient of the Public Service Award from the Office of President Obama. You can find more about Jennifer Moss on Linkedin, Twitter, and Instagram.

Reviews for The Burnout Epidemic: The Rise of Chronic Stress and How We Can Fix It

Advance Praise for The Burnout Epidemic: This powerful and practical book could not be more timely. As the burnout epidemic spreads throughout the world, Jennifer Moss offers a much-needed vaccine&#8212with positive side effects guaranteed! - Tal Ben-Shahar, international bestselling author, Happier; cofounder, Happiness Studies Academy Burnout is today's burning issue, and Jennifer Moss has written a playbook to help us all understand how to address this critical topic. If you care about the people in your organization and setting them up to succeed, this book is a must-read. - Linda Boff, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Vice President, Learning and Culture, and President, GE Foundation, General Electric Given the challenges this world is experiencing and the once-in-a-generation opportunity for leaders to create a positive trajectory moving forward, this book matters now more than ever. - Shawn Achor, New York Times bestselling author, The Happiness Advantage and Big Potential There is no topic more important for leaders than how to empathize while also promoting the well-being of others. Moss's work is a must-read for leaders committed to putting their people first. - Jay Anders, Vice President, Leadership & People Development, Molson Coors Beverage Company Jennifer Moss hits a home run with her provocative and engaging analysis of the misunderstood topic of burnout. If you want to address this massive issue facing the future of work, read this book. - Dan Schawbel, New York Times bestselling author, Back to Human Those who care about the wellness of others have a staunch ally in Jennifer Moss. She approaches the critical issue of burnout with curiosity and passion, synthesizing evidence from numerous studies and the real-world experiences of leaders across an array of industries to create this timely, engaging, practical, heartfelt, and informative book. Read it for yourself; read it for those you love; read it for those you lead. - Edward Ellison, MD, Chairman of the Board and Executive Medical Director, Southern California Permanente Medical Group; Co-CEO, National Permanente Executive Committee

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