Employee Motivation, Satisfaction, and PerformanceIndustrial Organizational Psychology
Getting Paid to Stay Healthy
A new phrase is buzzing among employees of some companies: “wellness incentive.” Employers are offering rewards for staying healthy.
Wyatt Andrews reports. How do wellness programs (especially when paired with an incentive) affect an employees needs, values, and wants? What are safety, social, ego, and self-actualization needs and how does satisfaction of those needs affect employee motivation? How do wellness programs benefit the company?