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  • • Leadership is one of the most important factors in minimising burnout.
  • • There are two ways of thinking about leadership: leadership as a hierarchy and leadership on the boundary.
  • • There are three main leadership styles: transactional, transformational and destructive.
  • • Many destructive leaders have Dark Triad or psychopathic personalities.
  • • Passive leadership also results in high levels of burnout.
  • • Transformational leadership minimises burnout, although transactional leadership is also effective in times of crisis.
  • • Anti-burnout leadership requires a good degree of self-awareness, awareness of others and systemic awareness.


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