TITLE

Motivating Factors

AUTHOR(S)
Chordas, Lori
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Best's Review;Aug2009, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the move of insurers in the U.S. to use incentives and discounts in engaging employees and members in their wellness programs. It mentions that a culture of health in the workplace promotes good health to workers, increases their productivity and cuts absenteeism among them. It relates that financial incentives are also effective tools in motivating employees.
ACCESSION #
43690209

 

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