This book provides a complete presentation of the past, present, and future of professional burnout by bringing together a set of original papers from an international group of leading scholars on burnout.
1. Historical and Conceptual Development of Burnout I: Interpersonal Approaches 2. Burnout: A Multidimensional Perspective 3. Burnout: An Existential Perspective 4. Burnout: A Perspective from Social Comparison Theory II: Indmdual Approaches 5. In Searcb of Tbeory: Some Ruminations on the Nature and Etiology of Burnout 6. Burning Out: A Framework 7. Conservation of Resources: A General Stress Theory Applied to Burnout III: Organizational Approaches 8. Role of Professional Self-Efficacy in the Etiology and Amelioration of Burnout 9. Organizational Structure, Social Support, and Burnout 10. Impact of Professional Burnout on Creativity and Innovation 11. Burnout, Health, Work Stress, and Organizational Healthiness IV: Methodological Issues 12. Measurement of Burnout: A Review 13. Burnout in Cross-National Settings: Generic and Model-Specific Perspectives 14. Burnout as a Developmental Process: Consideration of Models V: Outlook 15. The Future of Burnout