March 2020

Five principles for effective action on workplace wellbeing

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This resource is part of the Guidance for better workplace wellbeing

This section builds on findings from a systematic review, and outlines five key principles on how to implement workplace health and wellbeing initiatives and programmes.

The principles are underpinned by a review of the relevant scientific literature, encompassing:

  • 75

    separate scientific studies looking at 85 separate workplace wellbeing initiatives, involving over 1600 people

  • 121

    peer-reviewed journals have published these findings

  • 42

    people were interviewed for the practice illustrations used

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Communication: principle one

Coherence: principle two

Commitment: principle three

Consistency: principle four

Creativity: principle five

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