The Healthy Workplace

How to Improve the Well-Being of Your Employees---and Boost Your Company's Bottom Line

The Healthy Workplace

Author: Leigh Stringer
Pub Date: July 2016
Print Edition: $27.95
Print ISBN: 9780814437438
Page Count: 256
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814437445

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TOC

CONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

PREFACE

CHAPTER 1: HEALTH AND THE “BOTTOM” LINE

I’LL HAVE WHAT SHE’S HAVING

THE PROBLEM WE HAVE TO SOLVE

LET’S RETHINK THE WORKDAY

WHY WORK IS THE RIGHT TIME AND PLACE FOR CHANGE

CHAPTER 2: THE EVOLUTION OF WORK

WALKING MAN

FARMING AND ANIMAL DOMESTICATION

FACTORIES AND “GIN CARTS”

WORK IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

WORKING TODAY

CHAPTER 3: PRODUCTIVITY, FLOW AND CREATIVITY

FLOW

GROUP FLOW

CREATIVITY

PERSONAL CONTROL AND CHOICE

CHAPTER 4: MAXIMIZE ENERGY, AVOID CRASHES

THE BENEFITS OF MOVEMENT

EATING FOR ENERGY

LOSING WEIGHT AT WORK

STRATEGIES TO INCREASE MOVEMENT AND EXERCISE AT WORK

STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE NUTRITION AT WORK

CHAPTER 5: REDUCE STRESS, INCREASE FOCUS

WORKPLACE STRESSORS

THE BENEFITS OF MINDFULNESS

MINDFULNESS AND BUSINESS

STRATEGIES TO REDUCE STRESS AT WORK

CHAPTER 6: SLEEP YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS

SLEEP ARCHITECTURE

STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE SLEEP

SHIFT WORK

SLEEPING ON THE ROAD

CHAPTER 7: DESIGN THE WORKPLACE FOR HEALTH

OUR STRONG BOND WITH NATURE

BIG IRRITANTS AT THE OFFICE

HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS

NEW BUILDING STANDARDS

STRATEGIES FOR CREATING A HEALTHY WORK ENVIRONMENT

CHAPTER 8: CREATING A HEALTHY ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

BETTER ME + BETTER YOU = BETTER US

ACT LIKE A FOOL

STRATEGIES THAT CHANGE BEHAVIOR

GETTING TO “WHY”

CHAPTER 9: THE BUSINESS CASE FOR HEALTH

THE ROLE OF COMMUNITY

STRATEGIES FOR BUILDING A BUSINESS CASE

THE FUTURE OF WORK

AFTERWORD

SUGGESTED READING

NOTES

INDEX

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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