Unhealthy wellness programs

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Unhealthy wellness programs

01/08/2018

Katrina Wilson reports* that most companies are approaching wellness programs in the wrong way, but it is possible to achieve good results if you avoid the key mistakes.

 The common mistakes, according to Wilson, include:

  1.  Fail to engage and convince the executive team,
  2. Adopt a "scattergun" approach,
  3. Looking for a quick fix eg "tick the box" approach,
  4. Don’t measure the impact and value of each investment,
  5. Don’t build capacity to sustain the program.

 Align your wellness program with your other corporate values and goals and integrate into normal operations as quickly as possible.

* SIA web news 26 June 2018

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