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Dr. Summers-Ewing

Dr. Summers-Ewing

The Art of Creating a Psychologically Healthy Workplace

November 11, 2014

In today’s 24/7 society, workplace pressures continue to mount with renewed productivity demands, information overload, and increasing pressure to balance work and home lives. Despite all of this, many organizations have found ways to create healthier and happier workplaces. A psychologically healthy workplace fosters employee health and well-being while simultaneously enhancing organizational performance and productivity.

Dora Summers-Ewing, Managing Partner of EXIDEO Consulting, will discuss how any size or type of organization can become a psychologically healthy place that leverages their most important asset – their people. Recent research conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA) points to 5 key practices that leaders can adopt to make this a reality in their organizations. Dora will preview the APA’s recommendations and assist participants to create a plan for creating their own psychologically healthy workspace.

What You Will Learn:

  • Learn the 5 key practices that drive employee well-being and enhance organizational performance.
  • Assess where your organization is today and where your best opportunity to make a difference lies.
  • Find out how your organization can use this strategy as a competitive advantage to attract and retain key talent.

Who Should Attend?

  • Business and Organizations Leaders
  • Business owners who want to utilize management and talent tools
  • Business owners and managers who want to attract and retain key talent

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