Workplace Research Monthly

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Each month, read about the latest research on the health benefits of work, recovery at work, return to work, and work health and safety issues.

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Promoting employee wellbeing with a focus on a climate for caring

New research highlights the importance of recognising and appreciating employees beyond monetary rewards. Focusing on work recognition and a caring and respectful workplace climate can enhance wellbeing, positive emotions, and overall employee health.

Creating a caring work environment which promotes trust, fairness, respect and recognises employees for their work was shown to lead to greater overall wellbeing, better mental and physical health, social connectedness and financial security.

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Date printed 10 Jun 2023