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Impact of a Digital Intervention Tool for Workplace Behavior and Emotional Wellbeing on Employees’ Stress, Motivation, and Productivity

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Digital interventions for mental health care are increasingly in demand as an accessible, personalized mental health tool. Their use in the workplace requires a deep dive into their efficacy and reliability. The study aims to study the efficacy and impact of bite-sized digital intervention tools on workplace stress, productivity, and motivation of employees. The study used a pretest–posttest randomized experimental design to assign employees (n = 20) to control or intervention groups. All participants answer the measures for workplace stress, productivity, and motivation at the beginning of the data collection. The control group responded to the measures again after a waiting time of seven days and the intervention group uses the digital intervention for seven days before responding to the same measures once more. The intervention group that used the digital intervention reported having significantly reduced stress, and increased motivation and productivity at the end of seven days in comparison to the control group. Further research with a variety of populations would be recommended. The present research can be utilized further to design digital interventions for other mental health outcomes.

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Kulkarni, H., Chong, C., Lam, M. (2023). Impact of a Digital Intervention Tool for Workplace Behavior and Emotional Wellbeing on Employees’ Stress, Motivation, and Productivity. In: Macaulay, P., Tan, LM. (eds) Applied Psychology Readings. SCAP 2022. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-2613-8_6

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