The Burnout Society

Written By Byung-Chul Han
The Burnout Society
  • Publsiher : Stanford Briefs
  • Release : 12 August 2015
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
  • Pages : 68 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Burnout Society written by Byung-Chul Han which was release on 12 August 2015, this book published by Stanford Briefs. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Our competitive, service-oriented societies are taking a toll on the late-modern individual. Rather than improving life, multitasking, "user-friendly" technology, and the culture of convenience are producing disorders that range from depression to attention deficit disorder to borderline personality disorder. Byung-Chul Han interprets the spreading malaise as an inability to manage negative experiences in an age characterized by excessive positivity and the universal availability of people and goods. Stress and exhaustion are not just personal experiences, but social and historical phenomena as well. Denouncing a world in which every against-the-grain response can lead to further disempowerment, he draws on literature, philosophy, and the social and natural sciences to explore the stakes of sacrificing intermittent intellectual reflection for constant neural connection.

The Burnout Society

The Burnout Society
  • Author : Byung-Chul Han
  • Publisher : Stanford Briefs
  • Release Date : 2015-08-12
  • Total pages : 68
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : Our competitive, service-oriented societies are taking a toll on the late-modern individual. Rather than improving life, multitasking, "user-friendly" technology, and the culture of convenience are producing disorders that range from depression to attention deficit disorder to borderline personality disorder. Byung-Chul Han interprets the spreading malaise as an inability to manage ...

The Transparency Society

The Transparency Society
  • Author : Byung-Chul Han
  • Publisher : Stanford Briefs
  • Release Date : 2015-08-19
  • Total pages : 70
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : Transparency is the order of the day. It is a term, a slogan, that dominates public discourse about corruption and freedom of information. Considered crucial to democracy, it touches our political and economic lives as well as our private lives. Anyone can obtain information about anything. Everything—and everyone—has ...

What is Power

What is Power
  • Author : Byung-Chul Han
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-12-28
  • Total pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : Power is a pervasive phenomenon yet there is little consensus on what it is and how it should be understood. In this book the cultural theorist Byung-Chul Han develops a fresh and original perspective on the nature of power, shedding new light on this key feature of social and political ...

The Burnout Society

The Burnout Society
  • Author : Byung-Chul Han
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-08-12
  • Total pages : 72
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : Our competitive, service-oriented societies are taking a toll on the late-modern individual. Rather than improving life, multitasking, "user-friendly" technology, and the culture of convenience are producing disorders that range from depression to attention deficit disorder to borderline personality disorder. Byung-Chul Han interprets the spreading malaise as an inability to manage ...

The Agony of Eros

The Agony of Eros
  • Author : Byung-Chul Han,Alain Badiou
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-07
  • Total pages : 88
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : An argument that love requires the courage to accept self-negation for the sake of discovering the Other....

The Burnout Epidemic

The Burnout Epidemic
  • Author : Jennifer Moss
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-28
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : In this important and timely book, workplace well-being expert Jennifer Moss helps leaders and individuals prevent burnout and create healthier, happier, and more productive workplaces. We tend to think of burnout as a problem we can solve with self-care: more yoga, better breathing techniques, and more resilience. But evidence is ...

Can t Even

Can t Even
  • Author : Anne Helen Petersen
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2021-01-14
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : An incendiary personal and cultural investigation of burnout Are you tired, stressed and trying your best but somehow still not doing enough? Has the bottom half of your To Do list been locked in place for months? Is everything becoming work as your job seeps into your evenings, you monetise ...

Burn out Prevention

Burn out Prevention
  • Author : Jean-Luc Mommaerts
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-09-27
  • Total pages : 84
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : Burnout is a cry for meaningfulness. Put another way, it is the result of a lack of meaningfulness. This is culturally apparent. In an ever more complex society and a search for rationalization, what is deeply meaningful tends to get less attention. It takes specific effort to reach this. People ...

The End of Burnout

The End of Burnout
  • Author : Jonathan Malesic
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : Going beyond the how and why of burnout, a former tenured professor combines academic methods and first-person experience to propose new ways for resisting our cultural obsession with work and transforming our vision of human flourishing. Burnout has become our go-to term for talking about the pressure and dissatisfaction we ...

Staff Burnout

Staff Burnout
  • Author : Cary Cherniss
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 20??
  • Total pages : 199
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : Burnout -- the sudden, depressed loss of interest in and capacity for work -- is a particular problem in the social services. Cherniss seeks the causes of burnout in the individual, in his work, and in society as a whole, examining its dynamics and effects and suggesting preventative measures. 'This ...

Burnout for Experts

Burnout for Experts
  • Author : Sabine Bährer-Kohler
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-11-11
  • Total pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : Wherever people are working, there is some type of stress—and where there is stress, there is the risk of burnout. It is widespread, the subject of numerous studies in the U.S. and abroad. It is also costly, both to individuals in the form of sick days, lost wages, ...

Critical Education in International Perspective

Critical Education in International Perspective
  • Author : Peter Mayo,Paolo Vittoria
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-12
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : Critical Education in International Perspective presents new perspectives on critical education from Latin America, Southern Europe and Africa. While recognising the valuable work in critical education emerging from North America and the Northern hemisphere, testimony to Paulo Freire's influence there, this book sheds light on parts of the world that ...

Burnout Fatigue Exhaustion

Burnout  Fatigue  Exhaustion
  • Author : Sighard Neckel,Anna Katharina Schaffner,Greta Wagner
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-05-09
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : This interdisciplinary book explores the connections and tensions between sociological, psychological, and biological theories of exhaustion. It examines how the prevalence of exhaustion – both as an individual experience and as a broader socio-cultural phenomenon – is manifest in the epidemic rise of burnout, depression, and chronic fatigue. It provides innovative analyses ...

The Metric Society

The Metric Society
  • Author : Steffen Mau
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-02-25
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : In today’s world, numbers are in the ascendancy. Societies dominated by star ratings, scores, likes and lists are rapidly emerging, as data are collected on virtually every aspect of our lives. From annual university rankings, ratings agencies and fitness tracking technologies to our credit score and health status, everything ...

Professional Burnout in Medicine and the Helping Professions

Professional Burnout in Medicine and the Helping Professions
  • Author : D. T. Wessells Jr.,Austin Kutscher,Irene B. Seeland,Florence E. Selder,Daniel J. Cherico,Elizabeth J. Clark
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 140
  • ISBN : 9780804795098
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Summary : Physicians and other helping professionals have created a practical, hands-on book that will aid in the identification and reduction of job stress. Nurses, physicians, thanatologists, and psychotherapists are among the growing number of health care professionals whose physical and mental health are being severely affected by work stress. This unique ...