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Objectives & Goals
What is Self well-being?
Definition of well-being by World Health Organization
Well-being is part of the constitution of the WHO: "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity“
Work and well-being are extremely connected: the quality of working conditions has a direct impact on the quality of life of each individual.
Bad working conditions lead to:
In EU nearly 1/5 of workers experience mental health issues in the workplace.
Well-being is important, but how is it achieved?
An answer can be found in „Maslow's hierarchy of needs“
The pyramid shows human needs. Each level needs to be completly fulfilled, to pursuit needs of a higher level.
Another approach: Self-determination theory: Motivation and well-being
To increase motivation and well-being:
Research about convenient work
Scientific research concerning well-being at work – set up
Research was done in 2014 via digital, anonymous online poll of a sample of 3350 employees working in Switzerland in various occupational groups and industries.
As Key factors with impact on well-being it was asked for: