Edington Associates

Who We Are

We are a team of creative, experienced professionals who can help you take health, wellness, and well-being to a higher level in individuals and the organization. Our creative approach utilizes our experience from more than 35 years of health research and weaves it together with evidence and narratives from several and diverse disciplines and schools of thought.

We blend insights and practices from sociology, anthropology, psychology, neuroscience, behavioral economics, leadership and organizational studies, and ancient spiritual philosophies and practices.

Elevating “Positive Organizational Health as a Win-Win Philosophy” should be on the agenda of every leadership team to make a meaningful impact on the vitality of its organization.

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What We Do

Just as safety and quality evolved to enterprise strategies in the mid to late 20th century, health, wellness, and well-being needs to takes it rightful place as a highly valued strategy within organizations today.

Helping evolve win-win-organizations with respect to health, wellness, and well-being is the core mission of Edington Associates.

Our methods are based on the principles outlined in Dee Edington’s highly popular book on health management, Zero Trends: Health as a Serious Economic Strategy, and further developed with Jennifer Pitts in our 2016 book, Shared Values, Shared Results: Positive Organizational Health as a Win-Win Philosophy.

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Employees win when organizations win
Organizations win when employees win

Go Beyond

Learn how a new model for Positive Organizational Health, the Shared Values-Shared Results model, will help individuals and organizations “Go Beyond” to realize their full human and organizational potential.
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The Problems We Solve

The cost of illness and its related impact on performance and retention is a large portion of an organization’s operating budget. Low levels of employee morale, engagement, satisfaction, and retention also tangibly impact the balance sheet.
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Shared Values – Shared Results

Positive Organizational Health as a Win-Win Philosophy

Authored by: Dee Edington Ph.D, Jennifer S. Pitts Ph.D

Taking workplace wellness to the next level, involves a vision of shared values that bring shared results for both employees and organizations. The book combines supporting research and science with practical solutions for implementing positive health as an organizational strategy.

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Imagine what it would it be like if everyone showed up to work every day with bubbling engagement and vitality and left work with the same level of engagement and vitality.

Imagine the excitement your current and prospective clients would feel as they work with these employees.

Imagine the success the organization would have in recruitment and retention of the very best of the best individuals.

Imagine the effect on your employees’ families and the community.

And imagine how your company’s morale would benefit with the highest performing workers, the most over satisfied customers, and an embracing supportive community.

We partner with organizations to help you create a win-win philosophy and develop as a positive organizational health strategy.

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Latest News

4th Annual Next Practice Award

The pre-qualification process for the Edington CBIZ Next Practice Award is now open. The Edington CBIZ Next Practice Award recognizes organizations that are actively engaged in the pursuit of a healthy and high-performing workplace and [...]

Article Published: Q & A with Dee Edington

The current issue of Well-Being Practitioner includes an interview with me, stimulated by the release of our new book (Jennifer Pitts, co-author): Shared Values-Shared Results: Positive Organizational Health as a Win-Win Philosophy. My thanks go [...]

Article by Michael Friedman in Psychology Today

Michael Friedman published an article in Psychology Today entitled "Dee Edington and the Power of Positive Organizational Health: Making employee well-being a 'win-win'." Michael discusses our new book and the concept of positive organizational health. READ [...]

Recent Blog Posts

A New Model for Wellness and Positive Organizational Health

by Dee Edington and Jennifer Pitts Forward Zero Trends: Health as a Serious Economic Strategy was published in 2009 and as it was going to press, I began to think about what else [...]

Why is “Why” Important?

Whether you are an experienced professional or a new entrant into the field, it is crucial that you develop, review, re-review, and continually demonstrate your professional values and beliefs (the Why) in order to add [...]

Poor Health Is a Wicked Problem, So Let’s Move Beyond Tame Solutions

While it may sound harsh to characterize poor health as “wicked,” it clearly fits into the category of an especially intractable and wicked problem, as defined by Horst Rittel and Melvin Webber in 1973.(1) The [...]