Employee Well-Being W11 (factors challenging employee well-being (ageing…
Employee Well-Being W11
what is employee wellbeing?
measure of happiness or psychological, mental and emotional state
strongly linked to how a person feels about themselves and their lives
it is an outcome of the intersection between work and family/life
what leads to employee well-being?
Work: any instrument intended to support life
Life: all activities that belong to work and family and any other domain of existence
why worry about mental well-being?
improved productivity and overall morale
increase retention rates
can attract more quality candidates
can avoid high costs associated with absenteeism, injury, illness, etc.
an outcome of the intersection of an employee’s
work and family and life
work and non-work activities are compatible in an individual's life
role pressures from the work and family domains are mutually incompatible in some respect
when the experience in one role improve the quality of life in other role
Why should org worry about employee wellbeing?
improve productivity, quality of work, morale and culture of org
increase retention rate
attract quality candidates
avoid high cost about absenteeism, presenteeism, injury and illness
What is work family conflicts?
When stresses in one role drains an individual's mental/ physical energy to perform the other role
When behaviors required of one role are incompatible with behavioral expectations of the other role
When time is used in performing one role minimises an individualist's ability to perform the other role
Work to Family conflicts
Family to work conflicts
factors challenging employee well-being
lack of job security
increasing work intensity (work load, work hours)
advancements in technolgy
Rise in dual-income