Transforming Workplaces to Achieve Worker Well-Being

2020 Annual Conference & Exposition
Employee well-being is at risk in an increasing atmosphere of constant workplace change. However, HR professionals can help make sense of the new way of work and nurture employee well-being.

The concept of work is being redefined faster than most people can keep up.  New technologies and rapidly evolving work demands arrive at a dizzying pace. New employment arrangements and global platforms for work are now the new normal. This session examines the new way we work and unpacks what we know about the tight link between work and well-being. Salary, scheduling flexibility, interactions with teammates and supervisors, and access to paid leave are among the factors that impact our work experiences, which then impact organizational performance and outcomes. The session discusses Total Worker Health®, an integrated approach to advancing worker well-being. We also outline a new model and assessment tool for understanding worker well-being. This research-to-practice session highlight concrete examples and provides fundamental steps that you can take today. Find out the steps we must take to optimize work for today's workforce and for the generations that follow.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize three workplace and health trends in the future of work.
  • Identify and discuss four domains for worker well-being.
  • Develop strategies for designing work to help people thrive and reach their full potential.
  • Outline three opportunities for shaping workplace policies, programs, and practices through supportive leadership and culture.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Lewis Casey Chosewood

Lewis Casey

Chia-Chia Chang

Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
Leadership & Navigation
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