Avoiding “burn out”

Is sustainable organisational performance achievable?

The current situation
According to recent economic figures the UK is “officially” out of recession and is now emerging uncertain from the worst operating conditions for decades.

The impact on organisations has been dramatic, and for many, the effects will continue to be felt. For example, which of the following has your organisation already had to do or will do in the near future: implemented redundancy programmes, undertaken restructures, reviewed the cost-benefit of support functions, reduced working hours, cut training budgets, frozen pay, frozen recruitment or reduced the value of employer provided benefits?

In response, many managers and employees now work longer hours as they take the up strain of work load that ex colleagues …