''…offers solutions for managers, HR departments, and executives choosing strategies to prioritize employee health…Even employees will find this book engaging and be able to glean ideas to bring to their employers.'' --Booklist
''[Stringer] makes a compelling case that investing in employees' well-being isn't just a nice thing to do, it's smart business.'' --HR Magazine
''Savvy tips for workplace efficiency.'' --The Chronicle Herald
''Examples from corporations of all sizes are used to show a company can make meaningful changes to their employees' health with even small initiatives…while ultimately also promoting business success.'' --Internal Auditing
''...good, practical information for individuals on improving health and reducing stress in any environment, especially the workplace...a good resource for any company implementing or expanding a Health Initiative.'' --PM World Journal
When employees thrive, the company thrives.
Is your workplace working for you and your employees? Studies show that unhealthy work habits, like staring at computer screens and rushing through fast-food lunches are taking their toll in the form of increased absenteeism, lost productivity, and higher insurance costs—but it doesn’t have to be that way.
Companies such as Google, Apple, Aetna, and Johnson & Johnson have used innovative techniques to incorporate healthy habits and practices into the workday and into their culture—with impressive ROI. Packed with real-life examples and the latest research, The Healthy Workplace proves that it pays to invest in your people’s well-being and reveals how to:
Create a healthier, more energizing environment • Reduce stress to enhance concentration • Inspire movement at work • Use choice architecture to encourage beneficial behaviors • Support better sleep • Heighten productivity without adding hours to the workday
Filled with tips for immediate improvement and guidelines for building a long-term plan, The Healthy Workplace will boost both employee well-being and the bottom line.