Sunday, March 24, 2013
Arianna Huffington: Mindfulness, Meditation, Wellness and Their Connection to Corporate America's Bottom Line
Arianna Huffington: Mindfulness, Meditation, Wellness and Their Connection to Corporate America's Bottom Line: Though awareness is growing, there are still too many companies that don't yet realize the benefits of a focus on wellness. "The lack of attention to employee needs helps explain why the United States spends more on health care than other countries but gets worse outcomes," wrote Jeffrey Pfeffer, professor at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. "We have no mandatory vacation or sick day requirements, and we do have chronic layoffs, overwork, and stress. Working in many organizations is simply hazardous to your health." And thus to the health of your company as well. "I hope businesses will wake up to the fact that if they don't do well by their employees, chances are they're not doing well, period," Pfeffer said.
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