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Author Miller, M. Rex, 1955- author

Title The healthy workplace nudge : how healthy people, culture, and buildings lead to high performance / Rex Miller, Phillip Williams, and Dr. Michael O'Neill
Published Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]
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Contents Foreword Acknowledgements About the Authors Introduction: The Elephant Whisperer Part 1 ̃ Slow Moving Storm: A History of Warnings and Apathy Chapter 1: A Slow-Moving Storm: The Existential Threat to Business and The Economy Chapter 2 -- The Rainbow in the Storm: Medical Science Meets Building Science Chapter 3: Storm Damage: The Cost of Forgetting Chapter 4 -- Stress: Portrait of a Killer Part 2 ̃ Is There Shelter From the Storm? A Search for Wellness Chapter 5: In Search of Wholeness Chapter 6 -- Why Happiness Before Health Chapter 7 -- Where's the Data? Inconvenient Truths Chapter 8 -- The Mystery of Hospitality: Experiencing the Human Touch Part 3 ̃ Magical Nudges: The Road To Health and Wellbeing Chapter 9: Nudge Thinking: How Small Things Lead to Big Results Chapter 10: The Healthy Building Nudge: The Invisible Power of The Workplace Chapter 11 -- The Financial Nudge: The Return on Humans (ROH) Chapter 12: Becoming Your Best Self: Rest, Engagement, Boundaries and Deep Work Part 4 ̃ Haven in a Heartless World: The Need for Safe Places Chapter 13 -- How They Did it: Creating Ecosystems of Care Chapter 14 -- Courageous Leaders and a Culture of Care Chapter 15: The MeTEOR Story: Extreme Ownership Chapter 16 -- Starting a Movement: How 2nd Chair Leadership Can Change a Company Chapter 17 -- Haven in a Heartless World: The Promise of a Good Workplace Appendix A The Well MindShift Core Team Appendix B -- Well MindShift Participants Appendix C: Personal Story Template Index
Summary "Discover how healthy buildings, culture, and people lead to high profits Organizations and employees now spend an average of $18,000 per year per employee for health costs, a 61% increase in 10 years. These are direct costs, but the hidden costs of time out of the office, distraction, disengagement, and turnover far exceed the direct costs. The Healthy Workplace Nudge explains the findings of research on 100 large organizations that have tackled the problems of employee health costs and disengagement in four fresh ways: Happiness leads to health and performance Behavioral economics to nudge healthy employee behavior Healthy culture Healthy buildings In addition to proving highly effective, these approaches represent a fraction of the cost sunk into traditional wellness and engagement programs. The book explains how to create a workplace that is good for people, releases them to what they do best and enjoy most, and produces great and profitable work. Find actionable strategies and tactics you can put into use today Retain happy, productive talent Cut unnecessary spending and boost your bottom line Benefit from real-world research and proven practice If youre a leader who cares about the health and happiness of your employees, a human resource professional, or a professional who develops, designs, builds, or outfits workplace environments to improve employee health and wellbeing, this is one book youll want to have on hand."-- Provided by publisher
"This book explains the findings of research on 100 large organizations that have tackled the problems of employee health costs and disengagement in four fresh ways"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 22, 2018)
Subject Corporate culture.
Employee health promotion.
Work environment.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Neill , Michael, 1959- author
Williams, Phillip, 1957- author
LC no. 2018008038
ISBN 1119480167 (electronic book)
9781119480167 (electronic book)
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