Acknowledgments ix 1. Your Job and You 1 2. What Is My Relationship with Work? 23 3. Making a Plan of Action 33 4. Solving Workload Problems 49 5. Solving Control Problems 71 6. Solving Reward Problems 91 7. Solving Community Problems 109 8. Solving Fairness Problems 129 9. Solving Values Problems 149 10. Changing Your Relationship 167 Checking Up 173 Web Site Information 183 About the Authors 185 Index 187
Michael P. Leiter is professor of psychology at Acadia University in Canada and director of the Center for Organizational Research & Development, which applies high-quality research methods to human resource issues that confront organizations. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health and Wellness at Acadia University. Christina Maslach is professor of psychology and the vice provost for undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley. She has conducted research in social and health psychology and is best known as a pioneering researcher on job burnout and as the author of the widely used Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI). She has written numerous articles and books, including Burnout: The Cost of Caring; the coedited volume Professional Burnout: Recent Developments in Theory and Research; and two prior books with Michael Leiter, The Truth About Burnout and Preventing Burnout and Building Engagement.