Maslach Burnout Inventory™ (MBI)

License to Reproduce

License to Reproduce

Allows you to administer the MBI via a paper and pencil survey. The downloadable PDF file includes one copy of the MBI (all forms), scoring keys, and permission to reproduce/administer the MBI for up to the quantity purchased. The PDF is non-refundable.

This product is not sold individually. You must select at least 50 quantity for this product.
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Maslach Burnout Inventory™ (MBI)
License to Reproduce

Purchase MBI License to Reproduce if you plan to administer the MBI via a paper and pencil survey. You reproduce, administer, and score the MBI yourself.

Terms of Use for License to Reproduce
The License to Reproduce is a data license for research purposes only. This license grants you permission to collect and disclose (a) item scores and scale scores, (b) statistical analyses of those scores (such as group average, group standard deviation, T-scores, etc.) and (c) pre-authorized sample items only, as provided by Mind Garden, for results write-up and publication.

For example, with purchase of the License to Reproduce and when presenting your findings:

  • You may share the group's mean scale scores with survey participants and others.
  • You may not share item text in publications with the exception of the pre-authorized sample items included with license purchase.
  • You may not copy, modify, or paraphrase content from Mind Garden Individual Reports and release that content to your survey participants or others.

Note: this list illustrates some permitted and prohibited uses of the instrument and is not meant to be all-encompassing.

If you are using this instrument for developmental purposes, you need to purchase online assessments with reports from Mind Garden.

The instrument items, directions, manual, individual report, group report, and any other descriptive information available through Mind Garden is the intellectual property of the copyright holder and can be used only with purchase or written permission from Mind Garden.

Translations are available free of charge with your MBI License to Reproduce purchase. The PDF file includes the English form(s) and the translated form(s) on separate pages. When ordering, select the language from the Translation drop-down list. Need multiple translations? Contact us. Can't find the translation you need? You may request permission to make a translation by requesting/completing the Translation Application Form.

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Note: We cannot assure translation quality — many are made by individual researchers and we are not necessarily familiar with the particular language or dialect. Some of the translations are partial and typically do not have validation data. Basically, we offer whatever is available to facilitate your work.

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Maslach Burnout Inventory™ is a trademark of Mind Garden, Inc.

Leiter, Michael P.

Michael P. Leiter, Ph.D., is an organizational psychologist interested in the relationships of people with their work. He is a professor at Acadia University and researches through the Centre for Organizational Research & Development (Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada).

Maslach, Christina

Christina Maslach, PhD, is a pioneering researcher on job burnout, who has won several awards for her work (most recently, the 2017 Application of Personality and Social Psychology Award). She is a Professor Emerita of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and a researcher at its Healthy Workplaces center.

Jackson, Susan E.

Susan E. Jackson, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Human Resource Management and Associate Dean for Strategic Planning at Rutgers University (Piscataway, NJ). Her primary areas of expertise include managing for environmental sustainability, work team diversity, and strategic human resource management systems.

Schaufeli, Wilmar B.

Wilmar B. Schaufeli is an occupational health psychologist, professor of work and organizational psychology at Utrecht University (Utrecht, Netherlands), and Distinguished Research Professor at Leuven University (Leuven, Belgium).

Schwab, Richard L.

Richard L. Schwab, Ph.D., is Dean of Neag School of Education and Raymond Neag Endowed Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Connecticut (Mansfield, CT). His areas of expertise include educational leadership, educational policy, education reform, teacher education, professional development, executive leadership, and social studies education.

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