Chronic stress and illness – both physical and mental – are the major causes of lost productivity in most Western economies. Labor researchers Stephen Bevan and Cary L. Cooper examine the massive impact of ill health on productivity. They sift historical and current research to identify the most practical, evidence based solutions for delivering effective workplace health interventions. They tell how to create a workplace culture that helps employees stay productive and well, now and into the future.
About the Authors
Stephen Bevan is Head of HR Research Development at the Institute for Employment Studies (IES). Cary L. Cooper is the 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at ALLIANCE Manchester Business School of the University of Manchester. He is President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and of the Institute of Welfare, and is Chair of the National Forum for Health and Wellbeing at Work.
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