The World Health Organization (WHO) employee burnout as an “occupational phenomenon” in the recent revision of its International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), though it stopped short of elevating burnout to a full-blown medical condition. “Burnout is a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed,” the organization said.
Supporting this finding, a recent from U.S. analytics and advisory company Gallup found that 23% of full-time workers in the U.S. reported feeling burnout “very often or always,” while 44% felt burnout sometimes. A separate Harvard study found that workplace stress contributed up to $190 billion dollars a year to U.S. health care costs, or 8% of total national spending.
It’s against this backdrop that Asana, the team and task management