Shirom-Melamed Burnout Measure (SMBM)

How Do You Feel at Work?
1.    I feel tired
2.    I have no energy for going to work in the morning
3.    I feel physically drained
4.    I feel fed up
5.    I feel like my “batteries” are “dead”
6.    I feel burned out
7.    My thinking process is slow
8.    I have difficulty concentrating
9.    I feel I’m not thinking clearly
10.10. I feel I’m not focused in   my thinking
11.I have difficulty thinking about complex things
12.I feel I am unable to be sensitive to the needs of coworkers and customers 
13.I feel I am not capable of investing emotionally in coworkers and customers
14.I feel I am not capable of being sympathetic to co-workers and customers
physical fatigue; emotional exhaustion; and cognitive weariness
1= Never or almost never‚ 2= Very infrequently‚ 3= Quite infrequently‚ 4= Sometimes Quite‚ 5= frequently Very‚ 6= frequently‚ 7=Always or almost always
physical fatigue (1-5); emotional exhaustion (6-8); and cognitive weariness (9-12)
This instrument can be found at:  

Shirom‚ A. (1989). Burnout in work organizations. International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology‚ 4‚ 26 – 48.

Melamed‚ S.‚ Kushnir‚ T.‚ & Shirom‚ A. (1992). Burnout and risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Behavioral Medicine‚ 18‚ 53– 60.

Shirom‚ A.‚ Westman‚ M.‚ Shamai‚ O.‚ & Carel‚ R. S. (1997). The effects of work overload and burnout on cholesterol and triglycerides levels: The moderating effects of emotional reactivity among male and female employees. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology‚ 2‚ 275–288.

Shirom‚ A.‚ & Ezrachi‚ J. (2003). On the discriminant validity of burnout‚ depression and anxiety. Anxiety‚ Coping‚ and Stress‚ 16‚ 83–99.

Shirom‚ Arie.‚ Melamed‚ Samuel. (2006). A Comparison of the Construct Validity of Two Burnout Measures in Two Groups of Professionals. International Journal of Stress Management‚ 13(2)‚ 176-200.