Monday, 5 November 2012

Achieving employee wellbeing in a changing work environment: An expert commentary on current scholarship

an article by Ellen Ernst Kossek (Michigan State University, USA), Thomas Kalliath (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia) and Parveen Kalliath (Australian Catholic University, Canberra, Australia) published in International Journal of Manpower Volume 33 Issue 7 (2012)


The purpose of this expert commentary is to provide an overview of current scholarship on changes occurring in the work environment and its impact on employee well-being. The commentary touches on frontier issues such as measurement of healthy work environment, positive and negative changes in work environment influencing employee well-being, link between employee productivity and well-being, challenges in converting theory into practice, sustainable organisational behaviour, workplace wellness, and several other issues germane to the special issue.
The expert commentary explicates the current state of scholarship in relation to the theme of the special issue. The design of the expert commentary, a scholarly conversation between the Guest Editors and University Distinguished Professor Ellen Ernst Kossek, provides an easy to access summary of the current knowledge in the area. This format is intended to inform readers of IJM and to stimulate further scholarship in the area.
The expert commentary provides a gist of key findings in the extant area of research, serving to inform readers about what we know, do not know, and fruitful areas for further enquiry.
It provides an overview of current knowledge in the area.

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