Supervising wellbeing

Gabrielle Lis

How do managers and supervisors impact the mental and emotional wellbeing of their team? Is it possible to manage in a way that promotes good mental and emotional health?

The Mental Health Council of Australia has pointed out that negative organisational factors such as excessive pressure and long hours at work can lead to mental health problems, including stress and anxiety. This impacts not only individual health and wellbeing, but also organisational productivity. However, as the Mental Health Council of Australia and the World Health Organisation also make clear, work has the potential to promote mental...

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Published 07 February, 2011 | Updated 24 March, 2015