Entrepreneurial burnout : Causes, consequences, and ways out
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Omrane, A., Kammoun, A. & Seaman, C. (2018) Entrepreneurial burnout: Causes, consequences, and ways out. FIIB Business Review, 7 (1), pp. 28-42.
Nascent entrepreneurs are subject to professional stressors caused by work activities that make them potential candidates for burnout. This phenomenon may threaten their health as well as that of their new ventures. In addition, new business owners often have limited resources, energy and skills to deal with the psychosocial risks derived from entrepreneurial burnout. The objective of this study is, then, explore the concept of entrepreneurial burnout and its potential contributors. A review of existing literature is used as the basis for the development of a model which could form a fundamental tool to facilitate future research. By exploring the causes as well as the consequences of the entrepreneurial burnout, an overview of the essential factors and methods that could help to mitigate its main impacts is proposed.