Fast track to burnout
Burnout, on the other hand, was a negative consequence of this work-worship.
“Maslach, who has been studying burnout since the 1970s, says that burnout has cycles—like it gets rediscovered, then it dies down, and then it gets rediscovered again.
“At the time, volunteers at drug rehab clinics and other workers in the human services industry were being studied for occupational burnout. Many of these workers were on call late at night and reported experiencing headaches, depression, and irritability on the job.