TITLE

Big Data or No Data: Can Wellness Boost Engagement?

AUTHOR(S)
Kuehner-Hebert, Katie
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Talent Management;Jun2014, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance for business organizations to measure the effectiveness of their corporate wellness programs to determine the needs of their workforces. It offers overview of the value of wellness programs since it was used by companies to alleviate the burden of growing health care cost. It also recommends measures that will help companies measure the rate of return (ROI) on their wellness programs to realize their long-term goal of reducing spending on health care.
ACCESSION #
96168014

 

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