Managing burnouts in the workplace – whose responsibility is it?

December 13th 2022

“Good morning, Madam HR” (Employee X).
“Apologies, I can’t make it today “
……gggg phone call ends.

The above is impregnated with meaning in relation to ‘’burnouts’’. Clinical psychology loosely defines a burnout as a state of physical and emotional exhaustion that includes a sense of reduced accomplishment, brokenness, and loss of personal identity. Wide research brought

out that a burnout cut across all professions. (Re) insurance and broking practices are no exception. For instance, most firms have PEOPLE as their core area, who adversely are the same victims of burnout. Clinical pundits argue that burnouts point toward one’s life unwinding. If such goes unchecked, it can degenerate into stress, depression, anxiety, and ultimately nervous breakdown.

So, what is the panacea of burnouts in the workplace? The first answer to the question would be the question to the question, in a nutshell, “what is causing burnout in the workplace?”