Research and analysis

Worker wellbeing and workplace performance

Review of evidence on employee wellbeing and its potential impact on workplace performance.

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Does worker wellbeing affect workplace performance?

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This report provides a review of the information on employee wellbeing and its impact on workplace performance.

It looks at:

  • how wellbeing in the workplace is measured and defined
  • what employee and job characteristics influence wellbeing in the workplace
  • what employer practices have the greatest positive impact on workplace wellbeing
  • the evidence linking employee wellbeing and business performance

A final chapter presents new findings on the relationship between wellbeing and performance from the 2011 Workplace Employment Relations Survey.

Published 29 October 2014