Podcast: Bob Chapman and Jeffrey Pfeffer, Wellness in the Workplace
September 01, 2023
I've written about recent news that the World Health Organization had added “burn-out” to the International Classification of Diseases.
Here’s how they define
it: Burn-out is a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic
workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.
Quite a while ago, we learned from the Centers for Disease Control
that your immediate supervisor is more important to your health than
your primary care doctor. If burn-out results from chronic workplace
stress, we’re seeing that to be true.
And it makes sense. 74% of people say the workplace is the leading
cause of stress. On Monday mornings, there’s a 20% increase in heart
On this podcast, you'll hear an edited version of a webinar featuring myself and Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of
Dying for a Paycheck
, called, “The Next Leading Cause of Death: The
There are many reasons why Dr. Pfeffer says that the workplace is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. On this podcast, you’ll hear him talk about why he and I believe that is the case and how caring leadership can be the answer to this epidemic of anguish.
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