A New Spin on Workplace Wellness

Employee wellness programs are all the rage today — after all, the benefits can be enormous. In 2010, the Harvard Business Review reported that Johnson Johnson’s wellness program saved them an estimated $250 million in health care costs over the course of a decade and after six years, the return on investment was apparently $2.71 for every $1 spent.

So how should one go about developing a successful workplace wellness program?

In his book Costing Human Resources, Dr. Wayne Cascio, professor of management and author/editor of 28 management books, suggests that workplace wellness programs should do the following:

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Dr. Jamie Gruman

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Dr. Jamie Gruman is Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the University of Guelph’s College of Business and Economics. He specializes in human sustainability and productivity in the workplace, and recently published the book, Boost.


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