Wellbeing at Work

How to Design, Implement and Evaluate an Effective Strategy

Improve employee engagement and retention, reduce staff absence and avoid presenteeism by implementing an effective wellbeing strategy.
EAN: 9781398612068
Edition: 2
Published:
Format: 235x157
208 pages

About the book

With employee wellbeing at the forefront, Wellbeing at Work is the succinct and practical guide to designing and implementing an effective strategy that will help reduce workplace stress and improve overall performance.

This book not only explains the reasons to consider employee mental health and wellbeing in the workplace but states why it is vital and draws from a people's approach on how to provide a clear framework to increase staff engagement. Updated by experts with the latest research, insightful approaches and key takeaways, this new edition illustrates how managers and leaders can introduce and maintain the right environment to reduce presenteeism and employee anxiety, as well as positively influence employees' overall wellbeing.

Filled with advice and case studies pertaining to the effects of hybrid working, and how to effectively manage employees without jeopardizing their wellbeing, this second edition takes readers through the entire process of improving wellbeing at work.

About the authors

Ian Hesketh is the Senior Responsible Owner for the National Police Wellbeing Service UK, Wellbeing Lead for the UK College of Policing and works with the National Forum for Health and Wellbeing at Work at the Alliance Manchester Business School. He is a visiting fellow at Durham University Business School and the Open University.

Professor Sir Cary Cooper is 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at the University of Manchester. Based in Manchester, UK, he is the former President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).


A vital read for anyone embarking on or refining a strategic approach to wellbeing in the workplace. Cary and Ian have created a perfect blend of theory and practical application, making the evidence-base accessible to everyday business leaders. A bang up-to-date guide that gets to the heart of what really matters in the current times.

Charles Alberts, Global Head of Wellbeing and People Experience, Clifford Chance LLP