(2011), "The company doctor is in", International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 60 No. 7. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijppm.2011.07960gaa.008
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The company doctor is in
Article Type: News From: International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Volume 60, Issue 7
Once, many organisations had an in-house medial service complete with “proper” doctor. This was part of a paternalistic approach to management. Then efficiency drives drove out “unnecessary” costs and such “nice-to-haves” had to go.
Now, it seems that many corporations are realising that health and well-being at work is a key factor in determining performance and productivity levels … and company health services are being looked upon as good, positive investments.
How the wheel turns!