Wellbeing measures for workers: a systematic review and methodological quality appraisal (2023)

This Australia/NZ research summarises the strengths and weakneses a selection of different tools used between 2010 and 2020 to measure workers' wellbeing. Of the 18 anaylsed, only 2 were rated 'Very Good' and 3 were identified as having the greatest number of positively rated measurement properties. All had gaps in their construction or design

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Q&A Blockbuster: Assessing wellness needs in a changing world

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How do you get to the heart of health and wellness issues for your people, particularly at a time where the goal posts keep changing regularly? In this Q&A blockbuster we sit down with Carl Buik, our resident workplace wellness analyst and design expert. If youā€™re struggling with needs assessment and gathering data, this is one not to miss!

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New Zealand Psychosocial Survey

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The recent New Zealand Psychosocial Survey assessed a wide range of psychosocial factors in NZ workers using the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire (COPSOQ). Bullying was the most common hostile act reported. The most common risks were the speed and intensity of work, the need to conceal feelings from others and workload. Protective factors were security over working conditions, sense of community at work, role clarity and meaning of work.

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School Leaders’ and Staff Wellbeing is Critical for Student Success (2021)

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School leaders and staff wellbeing are critical for student success according to a recent paper by Independent Schools Queensland. Educational professionals exposure to numerous stressors can lead to burnout, stress, health and relationship problems and fatigue which can negatively influence their motivation, job satisfaction and their likelihood of remaining in the profession.

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