Michael Leiter

Dr. Michael Leiter, co-author of Banishing Burnout and The Truth about Burnout, is set to release his newest book on Work Engagement. Dr. Leiter founded the Canadian Centre for Organizational Research & Development and has researched organizational behaviour for more than two decades. He knows how to improve an organization’s bottom line (productivity and profitability by improving its top line – people. In fact, he and his co-author coined the term "work engagement" as the antithesis to burnout!

Over the years, Dr. Leiter has worked closely with a host of researchers, including Dr. Christine Maslach, creator of the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI), and most recently, with Dr. Arnold Bakker on work engagement. Now, through work with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) – the largest integrated health care system in the U.S. – Dr. Leiter has the CREW Solution.

Civility, Respect, and Engagement at Work (CREW) is taking on more significance than ever.  The interest in the CREW Solution is intense and Dr. Leiter is in demand as a speaker and participant in numerous conferences worldwide.

Dr. Leiter has been featured in Psychology Today, New York Magazine, Men’s Health, Reader’s Digest, and the Canadian HR Reporter, among others. In addition to being the guest on several CBC Radio programs, Dr. Leiter and Dr. Maslach were featured on The Today Show for their groundbreaking work on job burnout.