- Culturally Construed Dual Sources of Well-being: Preliminary Psychometric Evidences. Pandey, Rakesh; Srivastava, Nimita // SIS Journal of Projective Psychology & Mental Health;Jan2012, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p25
Researches indicate that culturally induced differences in self-perception have significant influence on an individual's general attitude and behaviour including his/her evaluation of subjective happiness and self-worth. The individualistic cultures focus more on independence, self-sufficiency,...
- Leadership's Effects on Employee Health, Well-Being. // Occupational Hazards;Sep2008, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p18
The article focuses on the effects of leadership on employee health and well-being, citing the results of a study led by Dr. Kuoppala Jaana of Siinto Kiiskilampi, Finland and published in the August 2008 issue of the "Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine." The review of factors...
- Use Behavioral Economics to Achieve Wellness Goals. Asch, David A.; Volpp, Kevin G. // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;12/1/2014, p2
The article discusses ways to encourage adoption of behavioral economic approaches to achieve wellness goals for employees that include giving reward to everyone, use of separate checks or gift cards to deliver benefits, and constructing teams so that individual efforts become group achievements.
- Long-Term Development of Employee Well-Being: A Latent Transition Approach. Mäkikangas, Anne; Schaufeli, Wilmar; Leskinen, Esko; Kinnunen, Ulla; Hyvönen, Katriina; Feldt, Taru // Journal of Happiness Studies;Dec2016, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p2325
The long-term development of employee well-being is still poorly understood. Consequently, in this three-wave 10-year longitudinal study among Finnish managers ( n = 402) the development of employee well-being was examined in in detail. Specifically, the long-term development of job-related...
- Half of NHS trusts fail to support mental wellbeing of employees. Keogh, Kat // Nursing Standard;2/5/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p13
Stressed nurses are not getting the support they deserve from employers, the RCN has warned.
- Non-Occupational Sitting and Mental Well-Being in Employed Adults. Atkin, Andrew; Adams, Emma; Bull, Fiona; Biddle, Stuart // Annals of Behavioral Medicine;Apr2012, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p181
Background: Emerging evidence suggests that sedentary behaviour may be adversely associated with physical health, but few studies have examined the association with mental well-being. Purpose: This study examined the association of four non-occupational sedentary behaviours, individually and in...
- Healthy returns? Crush, Peter // Human Resources (09648380);Jun2010, Special section p12
The article reports on the Fit Business project, a major health and wellbeing initiative introduced by Unilever employee health and vitality manager Breckon Jones. It presents the result of the project which shows direct business benefits of health and wellbeing to employees. It notes that the...
- How to Support Employee Health Instead of Sapping It. Friedman, Ron // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;11/30/2015, p2
The article discusses intelligent workplace practices that focus on employee health and well-being which include the facilitation of physical fitness, providing access to nutritious food, and fostering mental growth.
- Having a healthy mind. Brennon, Walter // Occupational Health;Feb2005, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p18
Focuses on the role of occupational health practitioners in promoting mental health among employees in the workplace. Characteristics of good mental well-being; Importance of self-awareness to mental well-being; Areas where physical activity has a positive influence on mental health.