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Balance at work, balance at home

Francesca McSteen

Workplace flexibility is associated with better employee health

Take Home Messages: This study supports the benefits of allowing employees to decide the ‘when’, ‘where’ and ‘how long’ they work. When employees are given flexibility in the workplace, they are more likely to engage in positive health behaviours. In turn this can reduce negative work behaviours.  Flexibility should be a central part of any health promotion strategy. Why the research...

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