The Burnout Challenge, A night with Dr. Michael P. Leiter

20 Jun 2024
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The Burnout Challenge, A night with Dr. Michael P. Leiter

June 20 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM AEST

Free - $20.00
ACT State Council Network
Join us for an evening with Dr. Michael P. Leiter, where we will have a fireside chat with the esteemed professor, to discuss all things Burnout.

Dr. Michael P. Leiter works with organisations to prevent burnout and build work engagement. The impact of his work moves people away from an exhausted, cynical, discouraged existence to be energetic, involved, and effective. His approach encourages flexibility, understanding, and responsiveness from both parties in this relationship: individuals and organisations. The approach makes a difference in employees’ engagement.

Join us for an illuminating fireside chat to hear about this occupational phenomenon that has gripped workplaces across the world, and learn about the role organisations play to prevent burnout occuring.

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Target Audience  
HR Practitioners of all career levels and roles will benefit from attending this forum.
Speaker: Dr. Michael P. Leiter
Dr. Michael P. Leiter is an expert in the psychology of work, holding a PhD from the University of Oregon, an MA from Vanderbilt University, and a BA from Duke University. His distinguished career includes tenure as the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health and Wellness at Acadia University, Canada and as a Professor of Organizational Psychology at Deakin University in Melbourne.

Widely recognized for his influential research on job burnout and work engagement, Dr. Leiter has contributed extensively to the scholarly and practical understanding of occupational well-being. His current endeavors are centered on aiding organisations to leverage employee survey data to enhance work life quality effectively.

An acclaimed keynote speaker, Dr. Leiter has addressed a diverse array of audiences, ranging from public sector leaders and healthcare professionals to human resource practitioners. His innovative research is used in a variety of organisational settings, aiming to mitigate job burnout and enhance workplace culture.

Recent Books & Articles
Maslach, C., & Leiter, M. P. (2022). The Burnout Challenge: Managing People’s Relationships with Their Jobs.  Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press
Leiter, M. P. & Cooper, C. L. (2022). (Eds.) Burnout while Working: Lessons from Pandemic and Beyond. Taylor & Francis.
Maslach, C. & Leiter, M. P. (2021). How to Measure Burnout Accurately and Ethically. Harvard Business Review, March 18, 2021.
Leiter, M. P. & Maslach, C. (2021). COVID Changed the World of Work Forever. Scientific American, 326, 64.
Other Event Information
Sponsored by nXus People.
The Commonwealth Club is a private social club. In keeping with the Club’s traditions and values, entry to the Club by Members and their guests requires compliance with the Dress Code and Electronic Device Rules. For this event business / casual dress applies (shirt with collar, no jeans or runners).
You will obtain 2 CPD points for this forum.

Registration Information
Registration close: Wednesday 19 June
Having trouble registering? Contact Us or phone 1300 811 880.
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20 June 2024
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM AEST

Free - $20.00

Commonwealth Club, Yarralumla 25 Forster Crescent
Canberra, ACT 2600
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