Breakout Sessions

MANAGING HEALTHY WORK - LEARNING FROM EACH OTHER

 

Forum A:
Healthy ageing - a challenge for business and society

At one time, demographic change meant little to the captains of industry and even less to many politicians. Now, like global warming, it is rarely out of the spotlight, with each new appraisal seeming to confirm that, particularly in the developed countries, businesses and governments are going to have real problems maintaining trading positions and economies. But there are things we can do... 

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Forum B:
Innovation and change: organising work to meet the challenges of a knowledge economy

With the ongoing shift in concentration of labour-intensive industries to the globe’s more populous countries, most agree that the way to maintain prosperity in more developed nations is through the 'knowledge economy'. This Forum discusses how a health-promoting culture within a company can stimulate and foster innovation and help employers and workers manage the necessary changes together.

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Forum C:
Mental health and leadership - practices and policies

Businesses and other organisations - and their employees - are having to change the way they do things to maintain and improve their trading positions and services. But what is seen as an opportunity by some workers can be perceived as a threat by others, with an impact on their mental state and performance. In this Forum, we hear from a leading academic and about the experiences of some major companies in tackling this vital issue.

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Forum D:
Healthier lifestyles: maintaining employability and quality labour forces in a changing working life

All governments trying to persuade us to take better care of ourselves see employers as a key partner and the workplace as a vital area for health improvement measures. For the individual employee, personal well being is an essential part of his or her employability. This Forum examines what works and what doesn't in the drive to 'sell' healthier lifestyles to workers.

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Forum E:
Developing the business case for investing in corporate health and workplace partnership - indicators and instruments

For those who still need persuading that a best-practice health policy and partnership culture can impact on the bottom line of an organisation, then this Forum will share experiences, highlight initiatives, look at how to develop and implement ideas in the workplace and discuss ways of measuring the outcomes.

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