The Modern Burn-Out: an Interdisciplinary Analysis
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Burn-out has become a significant health problem and is most common amongst the millenial and gen-z generations. This study attempted to understand the role meritocratic values play in the experience of burn-out (symptoms) in the modern workplace. Two hundred tweets were collected using search terms of burn-out on the platform Obi4Wan. The gathered tweets were coded using the grounded theory method in Nvivo. Analysis revealed the existence of a self-optimization mindset and the role feelings of fairness play in experienced burn-out (symptoms).