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Strategy+Business: How to create happier employees

Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses well-being initiatives in companies and how they can be improved. Such initiatives are a good start, Jochen says, but often they don’t make a huge difference: “Many well-being initiatives fall short of expectations, because they only offer ways to relieve stress — for example, through yoga classes or massages — and do not resolve the problems that originally caused the stress. If organisations want to be serious about employee well-being, they need to reconsider how work gets done and systematically remove unnecessary stress factors.”

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