Wellbeing strategies in the workplace: Culture, leadership and communication

What does a business need to do to foster employee wellbeing, while meeting objectives such as achieving efficiencies or reducing absence? Six essential factors can be adopted to turn good intentions into better performing business.

The reasons for creating a wellbeing strategy will vary between organisations, but at the highest level, the most compelling motivation is linked to bottom line results.

For the private sector, this means leveraging the full benefits from an untapped source of competitive advantage; in the public sector it is more likely to be about increasing efficiency and maximising effectiveness.

Underneath that, there may be a need to reduce sickness absence, increase productivity, retain talent and more.

This expert view will cover:

  • Core elements of a successful wellbeing strategy
  • The Robertson Cooper 6 Essentials of workplace wellbeing
  • Creating a culture that fosters wellbeing
  • Commitment to wellbeing and employee engagement
Cary Cooper

Cary Cooper

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Professor Sir Cary Cooper, CBE is the 50th Anniversary Professor of Organisational Psychology & Health at the ALLIANCE Manchester Business School, University of Manchester and Founding Director of the wellbeing company Robertson Cooper Ltd.

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