Victoria University of Wellington - Podcast
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Victoria University of Wellington's podcast gives you the chance to catch up with our academics and guest speakers who lead thinking on the big questions facing society. Capital thinking. Globally minded.
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Wellbeing as a business framework
Workplace wellbeing has traditionally focused on minimising physical hazards to workers, but is this approach adequate, given the changing nature of work in the modern world? There is a strong argument for a fundamental change in the way we think about workplace wellbeing rather than simply seeking to avoid injury or ill health in the workplace, we need to think about actively increasing the wellbeing of workers.
Dr Paul Litchfield, chief medical officer for British Telecom and adviser to the British Government, discusses how we might create a work culture that encourages people to flourish. This talk was part of Victoria’s broader research programme to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities.