Helping Each Other and Our Teams During Times of Change Brandon Sullivan, Ph.D. OHR Employee Engagement Manager March, 2013. Agenda. Stressors in today’s workplace How the workplace is changing Burnout Engagement What you can do to increase engagement. Top Workplace Stressors.
Discuss with a partner 1-2 ways your current work and workplace are changing
How are these changes affecting your stress level?
When work demands consistently exceed the available coping resources, a process called burnout begins…
Feelings of being over-extended, depleted of emotional and physical resources, feeling “drained”
… if not addressed, burnout can lead to increased turnover and absenteeism, greater risk for physical and psychological illness, spillover of stress to personal relationships
Create the opposite of burnout
time, energy, enthusiasm
Has to be a two-way street:
What can we do?
Decades of research show these factors to be foundational for building highly engaged, high performance teams
With a partner, discuss which drivers of engagement are current pain points for your team or unit
Brainstorm some practical ideas your partner might try to address these pain points