About the Authors
|Ayala Malach Pines is an associate professor and head of the Behavioral Sciences in Management program at the School of Management, Ben-Gurion University, Israel. She is a clinical, social, and organizational psychologist in both the United States and Israel. Her research interests include career and couple burnout, the psychology of gender, a cross-cultural perspective on social support, and high-technology entrepreneurs. She has published 10 books, 15 book chapters and more than 60 research articles. Her books include Career Burnout: Causes and Cures (coauthored with Elliot Aronson), Couple Burnout: Causes and Cures, Romantic Jealousy: the Shadow of Love, Falling in Love: Why we Choose the Lovers we Choose, and (in Hebrew) Psychology of Gender, and The Juggler: Working Women - Problems and Solutions.|
Christina Maslach is professor of psychology at the University of California at Berkeley, as well as vice-provost for undergraduate education. She received her A.B. from Harvard-Radcliffe College, and her Ph.D. from Stanford University. She has conducted research in a number of areas, including job burnout, individuation, and health psychology. Her books include Burnout: The Cost of Caring, (with Michael Leiter), The Truth About Burnout, and a program for organizational assessment, Preventing Burnout and Building Engagement. She is also the author of the Maslach Burnout Inventory, the most widely used research measure in the burnout field. In 1997, she received national recognition as “Professor of the Year.” Among her other honors are the Presidency of the Western Psychological Association, The Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of California at Berkeley, and her selection as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (which cited her “for groundbreaking work on the applications of social psychology and contemporary problems”).