Salutogenic organizations and change: The concepts behind by Georg F. Bauer, Gregor J. Jenny

By Georg F. Bauer, Gregor J. Jenny

New and present ways to organizational healthiness intervention learn are the focus of this accomplished quantity. every one bankruptcy elaborates at the respective intervention researcher’s proposal of a fit association, his/her method of altering businesses, and the way to analyze those interventions in organisations. As a standard flooring, the publication constantly pertains to the thought of salutogenesis, concentrating on assets and optimistic results of health-oriented organizational switch procedures. Out of the digital discussion among the chapters, universal topics and strength traits for the longer term are identified.​

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Worksite health promotion interventions in medical settings, despite their prominent character, have yielded mixed results regarding their effectiveness. One of the major challenges is to be both theoretically sound and, at the same time, context appropriate. The proposed chapter will; (1) conceptualize what a health medical organization (hospital) should look like, (2) review organizational health interventions in medical settings in terms of theoretical focus and practical outcomes, (3) identify the salutogenic factors that promote well-being, (4) review the cultural and contextual factors that are barriers to interventions, and (5) reflect on how health intervention researchers can address process and context (intervention) issues in medical setting.

3 Organizational Health Intervention Research in Medical Settings 39 2000). Healthcare professionals represent a significant proportion of the workforce in every developed country, and the need to support them will only increase as we go forward into the future. Indeed, in 2008, it was estimated that 70 % of the health budget in Europe was allocated to salaries and employment related costs (Commission of the European Communities 2008). The Hospital: A Unique Organizational Environment Organizational culture determines how individuals behave, what people pay attention to, how they respond to different situations, and how they socialize with new members and exclude those who do not fit in (Spataro 2005).

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