A Cure for the Common Company: A Well-Being Prescription for a Happier, Healthier, and More Resilient Workforce

  • 4h 56m
  • Richard Safeer
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2023

Make your workforce happier, healthier—and more productive—with strategies from a world-leader in company culture and health

In A Cure for the Common Company: A Well-Being Prescription for a Happier, Healthier, and More Resilient Organization, health and well-being expert, Richard Safeer, M.D. delivers a step-by-step roadmap to creating a culture of health on your team and in your company that keeps your people happier and more engaged. In the book, you’ll discover the importance of shaping your well-being culture, challenging yourself, your team, and your workforce to live better lives by offering them new tools and methods to do just that. This book discusses:

  • Bulletproof strategies to help leaders build a sound cultural foundation that supports their efforts at change
  • A path forward that allows organizational leaders to step up and help their employees be the best versions of themselves
  • Techniques to build a supportive culture that overcomes common obstacles to change, including positive social climates, norms, and peer supports

A can't-miss resource for business and human resource leaders at medium- to large-sized organizations, A Cure for the Common Company also belongs on the bookshelves of every professional interested in supporting employee health and well-being.

About the Author

RICHARD SAFEER, MD, is Chief Medical Director of Employee Health and Well-Being at Johns Hopkins Medicine. He works to help leaders understand how to build cultures of health in their own organization. He holds faculty appointments in both the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Inspiration from a Fire Truck—The Case for Building a Workplace Well‐Being Culture>
  • Getting Personal—How Our Subcultures Influence Our Well‐Being
  • Best Companies Value Well‐Being—Shared Values
  • Oh, the Weather Outside Is Frightful—Social Climate
  • All the Cool Kids Are Doing It (or Thinking It)—Norms
  • More Than My Love Handles—Culture Connection Points
  • The Friends and Family Plan—Peer Support
  • How to Be the Best Boss—Lead with Well‐Being
  • Culture Killers—Watch Out for the Speed Bumps
  • Counting Culture—Assessing Your Progress
  • Dinner Is Served