Many executives and business owners are gradually realizing that employee wellness programs that help workers lose weight or quit smoking, for instance, also create robust return-on-investments. Two speakers at an upcoming conference being held in DeKalb, Ill., believe these programs are not only good for workers; they are good for business, too.
Source: Illinois State Council for the Society for Human Resource Management
Keys: HR, motivation, teams
Questions for discussion:
- Summarize the facts concerning wellness programs presented at this conference.
- Are you surprised by the costs and benefits results presented? Explain your thinking.
- What does this article suggest to managers considering their involvement with wellness programs?
- How would you respond to the offer of a wellness program at your place of work?