Gender Differences in Burnout Syndrome and Perceptions of Gender Equality in Research Organisations

Stefania Marcassa
2022 International Conference on Gender Research  
We present the results of a survey which was distributed to six research performing organisations in Albania, France, Germany, Italy, Serbia, and Spain. We found that both academic and non-academic women perceive 1) a greater degree of work pressure than men; and, 2) a greater degree of gender inequality than men. These results are consistent across countries. The fact that women occupy a lower percentage of senior positions than men and do not share the same perception of inequality, may be
more » ... tical to the resolution of the leaky pipeline phenomenon. These results have provided incentives to the six organisations to implement measures that address gender biases to ensure a balanced gender representation at decision-making levels, and that improve work-life balance to reduce burnout syndrome and positively affect career satisfaction.
doi:10.34190/icgr.5.1.88 fatcat:6uf5yeq3zrbvtccgp2mzp45pxq