Considering Mental Health in the Workplace
Simon Elias, Director, Lean Competency System | 30th November 2016 | comments
A webinar delivered by Dr Hadar Elraz.at Cardiff Business School in November 2016
Duration: 60 minutes
Recent research has suggested that mental health problems in the work place are significant and impact motivation, performance and commitment to the workplace. The ‘respect for people’ principle is a cornerstone of the continuous improvement approach and with it comes a commitment to not only look after the physical welfare of staff but also their mental well-being,
This webinar provides the opportunity to learn about the latest Cardiff University research in mental health and well-being in the workplace from Dr Hadar Elraz, who specialises in employment and mental health.
Key topics and themes covered:
- The variety of misconceptions that currently exist in the workplace in terms of employee’s mental health.How to manage mental health in the workplace.
- The type of work situations which start to create problems, such as performance management activities.
- Understanding different experiences in depth and the variety of tactics to tackle these different experiences that can help to reduce mental health problems.
- How organisations can take a progressive approach to enabling a supportive culture which promotes productivity by adopting radical model of change, where people with mental health conditions work with senior managers to lead a path of improvement.
- The range of strategies that can be adopted to change culture and increase employee satisfaction, commitment and productivity at work.
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