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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/

"When you have a high level of employee involvement in regards to the decision-making and problem-solving; and, when employees know that they are not alone to deal with their personal issues; and, when they see opportunities to become healthier with their employer's help; then, that business will be able to count on its greatest resource, its employees."

Glenn McFadden
Executive Vice President of Operations
The Comporium Group