TITLE

A Healthy Balance

AUTHOR(S)
Howard, Kristie Zoeller
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;1/14/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on creating a successful wellness program by convenience (c) store chains. It mentions the challenges faced like consistency maintenance, effective communication, and result-evaluation. It suggests to win senior management support for one's initiatives, to create a wellness team, and to evaluate the results against the goals and objectives set forth in the written wellness plan. C-store chains opt for wellness programs to offset health care costs, and improve productivity.
ACCESSION #
28513265

 

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