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The supervisor’s perceived role in employee well-being: Results from Mayo Clinic

Available Online http://doi.org/10.1177/0890117118784860
Publication Date March 2019
Author Kaisa C. Wieneke, Karen S. Schaepe, Jason S. Egginton, Sarah M. Jenkins, Nicole C. Block, Beth A. Riley, Linde E. Sifuentes, and Matthew M. Clark
Source American Journal of Health Promotion
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

This study investigates supervisors’ perceptions of their needs, barriers, and roles in promoting employee-wellbeing. Results from semi-structured, qualitative interviews of supervisors show that supervisors perceived the biggest barriers to be workload, ambivalence about their role, absence of support from leadership, lack of control and flexibility, and inability to gauge on-site resources. The study concludes that the qualitative results can be of assistance when creating workplace wellbeing programs.

Keywords employee well-being, supervisor, perceptions, organizational relationships, wellness culture
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Wieneke, K. C., Schaepe, K. S., Egginton, J. S., Jenkins, S. M., Block, N. C., Riley, B. A., ... & Clark, M. M. (2019). The supervisor’s perceived role in employee well-being: Results from Mayo Clinic. American Journal of Health Promotion, 33, 300-311. doi: 10.1177/0890117118784860

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