Research Updates

The impact of values

Dr Mary Wyatt

Can employees' values improve their happiness, absence rates and health?

This novel study from Finland sought to understand whether people who feel good about their situation have better health and reduced absenteeism. The researchers designed their questionnaire to measure individual employees' virtues within a pulp and paper manufacturing workplace. After completing the surveys and analysing the information, the researchers found that: Pride was considered to be the most important virtue by em...

Members - please log in to read the complete article.

Not a member? Return to Work Matters Australia’s leading independent resource for return to work professionals. Click here to find out how to join.