Maslach Burnout Inventory™ (MBI)

License to Reproduce

License to Administer

Allows you to administer the MBI as an online survey via a non-Mind Garden platform or as a paper and pencil survey. The downloadable PDF file includes the five MBI forms, scoring keys, and permission to administer the MBI 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 Administer

Purchase MBI License to Administer if you plan to administer the MBI as an online survey via a non-Mind Garden survey system or as a paper and pencil survey. You retype or reproduce, administer, and score the MBI yourself.

Conditions for Online Use

You agree to:
  • Administer this Mind Garden instrument for research purposes only. This research license is for data collection only and not for providing individual feedback to survey participants.
  • Control access to the instrument. The instrument may not be made available via the open web, nor sent in the message body or as an attachment to survey participants.
  • Avoid using copyrighted items from this instrument on the survey landing page. You should put other items on this landing page, e.g., demographics or informed consent.
  • Put the instrument copyright statement on every page containing questions/items from this instrument. The copyright statement is provided in the enclosed permission letter.
  • Track your license use. Each time a participant opens the survey and has access to the copyrighted items is considered one administration.
  • Compensate Mind Garden, Inc. for each administration.
  • Purchase a license for any additional administrations over the initial purchase quantity, or close the survey.
  • Remove this online survey at the conclusion of your data collection and you will personally confirm that it cannot be accessed.
Caution: If you do not require a unique login for each respondent, the survey method you use may elicit a large number of responses to your survey. You are responsible for compensating Mind Garden for every administration, regardless of circumstances.

Distributing an entire instrument in either the text of an email or as an email attachment is strictly prohibited.

Translations are available free of charge with your MBI license purchase. Translations are provided in a separate pdf-format file. 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.

View available translations
  • Afrikaans - HSS Form only
  • Albanian - HSS Form only
  • Arabic - HSS, ES, GS Forms only
  • Bulgarian - HSS Form only
  • Chinese-Cantonese - HSS, ES, GS, GS (S) Forms only
  • Chinese-Mandarin - HSS, ES, GS, GS (S) Forms only
  • Creole--Haiti - HSS (MP) Form only
  • Croatian - HSS, HSS (MP), ES, GS Forms only
  • Czech - HSS (MP), GS Forms only
  • Danish - HSS Form only
  • Dutch - HSS, ES, GS Forms only
  • English--UK - HSS Form only
  • Farsi - ES Form only
  • Finnish - HSS, ES, GS Forms only
  • French - HSS, GS Forms only
  • French--Canada - HSS, HSS (MP), ES, GS Forms only
  • Georgian - HSS Form only
  • German - HSS, GS Forms only
  • Greek - HSS, GS Forms only
  • Gujarati - HSS (MP) Form only
  • Hebrew - HSS (MP), GS, GS (S) Forms only
  • Hungarian - HSS, ES, GS Forms only
  • Icelandic - HSS, HSS (MP) Forms only
  • Indonesian - HSS, ES, GS Forms only
  • Italian - HSS and GS (S) Forms only
  • Japanese - HSS, ES, GS, GS (S) Forms only
  • Kannada - HSS (MP) Form only
  • Kazakh - HSS (MP) Form only
  • Kinyarwanda-Ruanda - HSS (MP) Form only
  • Korean - HSS, HSS (MP), GS Forms only
  • Kurdish - HSS, HSS (MP) Forms only
  • Latvian-Lettish - HSS (MP) Form only
  • Lithuanian - HSS, ES, GS, GS (S) Forms only
  • Malay - HSS, ES, GS Forms only
  • Nepali - HSS and ES Forms only
  • Norwegian - HSS, GS (S) Forms only
  • Polish - HSS, ES, GS, GS (S) Forms only
  • Portuguese - HSS, ES, GS Forms only
  • Portuguese--Brazil - HSS, HSS (MP), ES, GS Forms only
  • Romanian - HSS, HSS (MP) Forms only
  • Russian - HSS (MP) Form only
  • Serbian - HSS, ES, GS Forms only
  • Sinhalese - GS (S) Form only
  • Slovak - HSS Form only
  • Slovenian - HSS, ES, GS Forms only
  • Spanish - all forms
  • Swedish - HSS, ES, GS, GS (S) Forms only
  • Tagalog - HSS Form only
  • Telugu - HSS (MP) Form only
  • Thai - all forms
  • Turkish - ES, GS Forms only
  • Ukrainian - HSS Form only
  • Urdu - HSS Form only
  • Vietnamese - HSS (MP), GS Forms only

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.

Alternative License Types

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.

Volume discounts

QuantityPrice Per Unit
50 $2.50
100 $1.75
500 $1.38
1000 $1.00
5000 $0.80
10000 $0.60
25000 $0.43
50000 $0.35

For pricing on higher quantities please contact Mind Garden.