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Supervising recovery

Andrea Thompson

Employer response to injury impacts employee recovery. This study identifies where employers go wrong and how to fix it!

Take Home Messages: Organisational responses impact employee recovery. These responses are influenced by injury characteristics (gradual onset of injury) as well as by employee demographics (eg. age and gender).  Fairness is a skill that can be taught. Supervisors should be trained to identify their reactions to injured workers, and to provide positive support regardless of injury characteristics and employee demographics....

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