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Renewing the Soul: A Workplace Wellness Strategy Grounded in Redemption

  • Joseph J. BucciEmail author
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Abstract

Workplace Wellness programs offer employees healthy benefits without the need to sacrifice family time. Employers seek lower healthcare costs and improved productivity from healthy employee habits. Most Wellness programs seem to focus on physical health and screenings while not considering the challenges employees face through workplace stress and even project failure. The author provides support for a comprehensive Workplace Wellness program grounded in Redemption. Such a program considers the challenge of talent acquisition; the manager’s moral responsibility for employee development; how limiting employee Wellness programs can cause them to be ineffective; and the need for Wellness programs to be more than attempts at social redemption through physical fitness. A blueprint for Workplace Wellness programs grounded in Redemption is offered at the end of the chapter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business, Leadership and Management DepartmentCollege of Arts and Sciences, Regent UniversityVirginia BeachUSA

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