Creating Healthy Organizations
Graham's new book describes how to strengthen the links between people and performance.
Graham Lowe talks with Canadian HR Reporter TV's Amanda Silliker about why it's important to have a healthy organization and how employers can build one.
View Graham's presentation at the Minding Your Workplace Symposium, May 6th, 2011, sponsored by Alberta Health Service.
News from May 2005
- Taking the lid off stress
(May. 30 '05)
A new report, commissioned by the mental health charity Mind, says that nearly 13 million working days are lost each year to work-related stress and that businesses are failing to meet the mental needs of their employees.
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- IAPA commits to raising awareness of mental health in the workplace
(May. 30 '05)
IAPA (Industrial Accident Prevention Association) is committed to raising awareness of mental health issues and concerns in the workplace. Within the last five years, the organization has been developing strategies for healthy workplaces, nurturing relationships with those in the mental health fields, and actively delivering information, workshops, and presentations with a goal to creating workplace environments that are conducive to good mental health.
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- World-class research prize for Professor Cary Cooper
(May. 16 '05)
Professor Cary Cooper and a team of international researchers have been awarded one of a series of prestigious international research prizes. The team, which carried out research into ‘just in time' manufacturing, has been awarded one of the Shingo Prizes for research excellence in World Class Manufacturing.
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- Stress at work costs economy £100bn a year
(May. 16 '05)
Excessive stress at work is causing an epidemic of depression and anxiety, costing the British economy about £100bn a year in lost output, the mental health charity Mind said last night.
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- ILO Discussion Paper on Decent Work
(May. 11 '05)
A recently released discussion paper by the International Institute for Labor Studies in March 2005, looks at the relationship among the four components of decent work, i.e. rights at work, employment, social security and social dialogue, concluding with a discussion of indicators and measures of performance.
Source: Decent Work: Universality and Diversity (31 pages, PDF) is available on the ILO website by clicking here.
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- Workplace Wellness: Success Requires Savvy Marketing
(May. 4 '05)
Workplace wellness programs offer many benefits for employees and businesses, but that doesn't mean people will automatically participate in them. That's why Jane Ellery, Ph.D., advocates a "marketing mindset" for designing health promotion efforts.
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- Income inequality and working-age mortality
(May. 2 '05)
In Great Britain and the United States, working-age people living in metropolitan areas with high income inequality had higher death rates in 1991 compared with people living in metropolitan areas with lower income inequality, according to a new study.
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- One in 10 Severe Injuries Occurs in the Workplace
(May. 2 '05)
A new report released by the Canadian Institute for Health information (CIHI) shows that 677 people across Canada were admitted to hospital because of major trauma experienced in their place of work, representing 10% of all major trauma injury hospitalizations in the 15 to 64 age group in 2002-2003.
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