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Business risk ‘chronically compromising’ employee wellbeing, says psychologist

Available Online https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/news/article...
Publication Date October 12, 2018
Author Lauren Brown
Source People Management
Source Type Magazine

The article argues that employers need to include mental health in their approach to workplace wellbeing. The article claims that while most employers attest to the importance of wellbeing, they also believe that attending to employee wellbeing will lower organizational performance. The article suggests that interventions work best when preceded by problem assessment and accompanied by strong management. The article concludes that the ability for management training to effectively enhance employee mental wellbeing depends upon whether the organization has a strong culture of wellbeing in place.

Keywords Management, bad bosses, wellness culture, mental health, leadership training, organizational performance, employee wellbeing

Brown, L. (2018, October 12). Business risk ‘chronically compromising’ employee wellbeing, says psychologist. People Management. Retrieved from https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/

"Secunda Marine and it's employees are honored to have been recognized by the American Psychological Association as a company that promotes a Psychologically Healthy Workplace. Positive recognition such as this confirms that Secunda and it's employees are headed in the right direction by continually striving to be a Psychologically Healthy Workplace."

Steve Widmeyer
Manager, Human Resources
Secunda Marine Services Ltd.