Author discusses strategies for inducing employee behavior change

Shepherd, Leah Carlson
March 2007
Employee Benefit News;Mar2007, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p24
An interview with Raymond Miltenberger, director of the master's program in applied behavior analysis at the University of Florida, is presented. He discusses the best practices in health behavior change among employees. He explains what motivates people to change their unhealthy habits. He offers advice to a company that is struggling to get its employees to become healthier.


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