Build resilient systems at scale
May 27–29, 2015 • Santa Clara, CA
Christina Maslach

Christina Maslach
Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley

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Christina Maslach received her A.B., magna cum laude, in Social Relations from Harvard-Radcliffe College in 1967, and her Ph.D. in Psychology from Stanford University in 1971. She has conducted research in a number of areas within social and health psychology. However, she is best known as one of the pioneering researchers on job burnout, and the author of the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI), the most widely used research measure in the burnout field. In addition to numerous articles, her books on this topic include Burnout: The Cost of Caring; the co-edited volume, Professional Burnout: Recent Developments in Theory and Research (with Wilmar Schaufeli); and three publications with Michael Leiter — The Truth About Burnout ; Preventing Burnout and Building Engagement: A Complete Program for Organizational Renewal ; and Banishing Burnout: Six Strategies for Improving Your Relationship with Work. The two latest publications are based on Professor Maslach’s work as a consultant with various organizations on issues of job burnout. – See more at: http://psychology.berkeley.edu/people/christina-maslach#sthash.Ya0wBw4B.dpuf

Sessions

1:45pm–2:25pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
John Allspaw (Etsy), Christina Maslach (UC Berkeley), Amanda Folson (GitLab), Katherine Daniels (Etsy), Laura Bell (SafeStack Limited), Vijay Gill (Salesforce.com)
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The topic of burnout has become front of mind for many people in our industry due to recent events. The individual consequences are potentially very damaging, ranging from a lack of career advancement to severe mental health problems, and in a few rare cases, suicide. But the focus cannot simply be on individuals--pervasive organizational issues contribute most significantly to burnout. Read more.