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Emergence: Workplace Health Management: Complexity – Part 8

Emergence: Workplace Health Management: Complexity - Part 8 Long-Term Strategies for Workplace Health Management We have been remarkably successful over the last half-century helping spread workplace wellness, by any other name, into a world-wide movement as an antidote to individuals and organizations living life at a sub-optimal level due to less than healthy lifestyles, environments, [...]

2018-09-28T17:23:53+00:00September 28, 2018|

Emergence: Workplace Health Management: Complexity – Part 7

Emergence: Workplace Health Management: Complexity - Part 7 Short-Term strategies on the way to a long-term workplace positive health management initiative. I am very proud of what we have accomplished during our over 40 years of recent history.  We have done our part in bringing wellness to the attention of the whole world. The purpose [...]

2018-08-21T17:21:07+00:00August 19, 2018|

Emergence: Workplace Health Management: Complexity to Order Highlights of this Series – Part 6

Emergence: Workplace Health Management: Complexity to Order Highlights of this Series - Part 6 In 2017, I confirmed what I saw as a discrepancy between what conference speakers, researchers, and authors were promoting or selling; and some of what the popular press was writing about versus what wellness practitioners were continuing to implement as their [...]

2018-06-05T19:25:03+00:00June 5, 2018|

Emergence: Workplace Health Management from Complexity to Order – Part 5

Evolving Positive Organizational Health: Twelve Issues and Workable Solutions Preface I remain consistent in believing in the interventions designed for a workplace positive health and performance initiative. They are a crucial and important part of an organization’s win-win philosophy. As we all know, research over the past several decades and within many disciplines combined to [...]

2018-04-10T10:48:52+00:00April 10, 2018|

Emergence: Workplace Health Management from Complexity to Order – Part 4

Emergence: Workplace Health Management from Complexity to Order Post #4 in this series: Growth of the workplace health management initiative. There is no question in my mind we have been remarkedly successful over these past 40-years, all in the name of understanding and impacting the complexity of health. Wellness, Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine, and other applied [...]

2018-08-21T18:38:11+00:00February 22, 2018|

Emergence: Workplace Health Management from Complexity to Order – Part 3

Emergence: Workplace Health Management from Complexity to Order Post #3 in this series: Early Planning for a Win-Win Health Management Initiative Contents and Takeaways Beware of the barriers from the past. Prerequisite to building win-win-corporate health management wellness initiatives. Building on the knowledge and successes of past years. Potential barriers going forward. Commitment to the [...]

2018-08-21T18:38:37+00:00January 3, 2018|

Emergence: Workplace Health Management from Complexity to Order – Part 2

Emergence: Workplace Health Management from Complexity to Order Post #2 in this series: Where have we been and where are we now? The first post in this five-part series was written as a high-level personal view of workplace health management and its complicated nature trending towards complexity or even chaos.  Any new field initially (typically) [...]

2018-08-21T18:39:01+00:00November 16, 2017|

Do Wellness/Well-Being Programs Work or Do Not Work?

Do Wellness/Well-Being Programs Work or Do Not Work? As we state in Shared Values-Shared Results: Positive Organizational Health as a Win-Win Philosophy health is a “wicked problem.” Thus health, including wellness and well-being, isn’t always attainable through any single-focused program or an array of single focused programs.  Clearly, health, wellness, and well-being are concepts [...]

2017-05-21T18:14:39+00:00November 23, 2016|

Future Strategies for Individual and Organizational Health

Future Strategies for Individual and Organizational Health A word of caution when reading any forecast of the future The view of the future always holds a special place in my thinking as a place where imagination or dreaming is an accepted strategy. In reality, the future can only be envisioned by utilizing our [...]

2017-05-21T18:14:31+00:00September 8, 2016|

Caring as a Shared Value

Caring as a Shared Value Caring for the Employees and Caring for the Organization   Why is Caring Important? Caring is an integral component of our shared values, shared results, positive organizational health and Win-Win Philosophy.  Individuals and groups of like-minded people understand and care for the values and situations of other individuals [...]

2017-05-21T18:14:24+00:00August 9, 2016|