Thoughts from Dee

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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 of this series of eight posts is to recognize where we are currently, and to lay the ground-work for the [...]

August 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 workplace health management initiative at the workplace. The content of this post is as follows. The first two posts I [...]

June 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 contribute to positive organizational health and performance as a win-win philosophy. Economic values are important but not all valued outcomes [...]

April 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 health professions face the same complex problem, human health. We have come a long way in unwinding some of the [...]

February 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 Initiative. Beginnings of the win-win philosophy. Preface My mission for this series of five posts is to create a framework [...]

January 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) evolves from several existing fields.  The evolution of workplace health management is a case in point: emerging from aspects of [...]

November 16, 2017|