Boosting Workplace Wellbeing

Boosting Workplace Wellbeing

Leading organizations know that improved employee wellbeing not only helps people to be healthier and lowers healthcare costs, it also helps them to be more productive, creative and innovative, and less likely to leave for a competitor.

A Holistic View: Body Mind Environment

A Holistic View: Body Mind Environment

When businesses turn their attention to the assault on their employees’ wellbeing, it’s not surprising they often begin with physical health and ergonomics. In addition to the focus on employee health factors such as obesity, smoking cessation and exercise, many organizations are also focused on workplace ergonomics to prevent injury.

Wellbeing Thought Starters: Application Concepts

Wellbeing Thought Starters: Application Concepts

Informed by insights from our research, we’ve developed some settings that can be a catalyst for intentionally designing work environments that support the physical, cognitive and emotional needs of people at work.

Bold Strokes are Only the Starting Point

Bold Strokes are Only the Starting Point

A workplace that nurtures our physical and emotional wellbeing is increasingly important in a world where technology keeps us constantly connected, always on the clock. Our time has become less our own and harder to control.

Wellbeing Down Under

Wellbeing Down Under

Architecture, design and real estate professionals in Australia have some innovative ways of thinking about how workplaces can support wellbeing.

Six Dimensions of Wellbeing in the Workplace

Six Dimensions of Wellbeing in the Workplace

Wellbeing is a competitive advantage in today’s business world. To achieve it, workers need mental and physical health, nurtured by a supportive environment that gives them the emotional capacity to interpret and experience events.

Q + A with Nic Marks

Q + A with Nic Marks

Happier employees, according to Marks, are more productive and more innovative—and he’s got the stats to back it up. He also developed the influential Happy Planet Index.

Building a Culture of Wellbeing

Building a Culture of Wellbeing

A few months before his upcoming retirement at the end of February 2014, 360 asked former Steelcase CEO, Jim Hackett, to share his perspective on wellbeing and what it means for business leaders and organizations today.

Sustainability Spotlight

Sustainability Spotlight

Sustainability is about people. It’s about creating and supporting the economic, environmental and social conditions that allow people and communities to reach their full potential. It’s about long-term wellbeing in its purest sense.

Taking the Lead

Taking the Lead

Read how a human-performance consulting firm has embraced palette of place to nurture employee wellbeing.

The Growth Dilemma

The Growth Dilemma

In markets such as India and China, the nature of work is changing as firms move up the value chain and take on more complex work. Creating flexible, resilient workspaces that enhance employee wellbeing is key to retaining talent, even when resource constraints and constant change can make that a challenge.