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Increased Revenue and Performance through Employee Engagement: The “Shared Values” Advantage

Increased Revenue and Performance through Employee Engagement: The “Shared Values” Advantage By Dee Edington and Deborah McKeever Having a focused and highly engaged workforce has become a top priority for many of today’s senior executives and businesses leaders. According to a recent Harvard Business Review report, for the past several years companies have been [...]

2017-05-21T18:12:24+00:00October 21, 2015|

Shared Values: The Next Step in Corporate Wellness

Shared Values: The Next Step in Corporate Wellness Walk the talk of shared values, from the C-suite to the factory floor By Dee Edington and Deborah McKeever Despite recent growth in the stock market, an insidious process is taking hold in corporate America that should worry shareholders: Companies are having trouble retaining their top [...]

2017-05-21T18:12:15+00:00September 30, 2015|

Helping Employees Stay Healthy Is a Good Investment

Helping Employees Stay Healthy Is a Good Investment Health care costs in the United States are astronomically high and, though the increase has slowed, are continuing to rise. What’s worse, Americans are sick and getting sicker, meaning more people are using health care, which drives costs up still further. Some of this is inevitable: [...]

2017-05-21T18:29:45+00:00May 13, 2015|

Time to Move On

Time to Move On In my opinion, wellness and well-being are expansions of one another: wellness being founded on the holistic view of individuals and well-being focused on dimensions of health. Together, they form a strong, on-the-ground solution. Couple that combination with attention to “people-matter” and “context-matters” and we have a much stronger formula [...]

2017-05-21T18:22:22+00:00February 15, 2015|

What’s right with wellness at the workplace?

What’s right with wellness at the workplace? In our new book, Jennifer Pitts and I explain that we believe success is more likely when the conversation begins with “what’s right.” The bad news is that “what’s wrong” are the negative outliers and, unfortunately, they get the public attention regardless of [...]

2017-05-21T18:23:02+00:00January 6, 2015|

A tale of two halves of a career: Shared Values-Shared Results

A tale of two halves of a career: Shared Values-Shared Results FIRST HALF OF MY CAREER I would like to express my gratitude to the people working in the field of wellness and well-being. As I expressed at the Annual American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine meeting in San Antonio (June 2014), the [...]

2017-05-21T18:24:35+00:00October 27, 2014|

Article Published: Q & A with Dee Edington

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 to Dean Witherspoon and the publication staff at Well-Being Practitioner for the [...]

2017-05-21T18:47:12+00:00October 7, 2014|

A Fundamental Question: Why Focus on Participation?

A Fundamental Question: Why Focus on Participation? Dee Edington I suspect this question is trivial at first glance. We all agree that participation in workplace programs is important, but is a higher level of participation critical and at what cost? The issue could be framed as an economic issue of quantity [...]

2017-05-21T18:25:46+00:00April 21, 2014|