Companies are not paying enough attention to staff health and wellbeing

“According to the latest CEO survey by PwC, the “talent challenge” has become critical to the competitive position of businesses. Finding, attracting, deploying, developing, engaging and retaining the right people to create organisational effectiveness and success is now not just a lever of advantage but key to long term survival for many organisations. The penny seems to have dropped – if you don’t have the staff, you don’t have an organisation. CEOs realise this across business units and functions, and countries.”

There is considerable agreement across [academic] studies that presenteeism accounts for more aggregate productivity loss than absenteeism.

Stuart Woollard is director of the King’s College London Management Learning Board . Read the full article here: http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/blog/employee-wellbeing-health-companies

 

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