Work Environment

Creating and Maintaining a Healthy Work Environment: A Resource Guide for Staff Retreats (2003) | A healthy organizational climate is essential for effective service delivery and for staff recruitment and retention. Based on our experience facilitating organizational retreats for HCH projects, the HCH Clinicians’ Network published this resource guide.

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Employee Burnout

One of the biggest complaints employees have, according to Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania management professor Sigal Barsade, is that “they are not sufficiently recognized by their organizations for the work they do . . . When employees don’t feel that the organization respects and values them, they tend to experience higher levels of burnout.” Read about the role of respect in a paper titled, “What Makes the Job Tough? The Influence of Organizational Respect on Burnout in Human Services.”

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