Thriving in the Age of Chronic Illness: A guide for people with chronic health conditions and the organizations that employ them

Thriving in the Age of Chronic Illness: A guide for people with chronic health conditions and the organizations that employ them

by Mr. Jason Reid
     
 

Long term illness has become mainstream in the workplace with more than a third of the workforce affected at least one chronic health condition.

From diabetes and heart disease to arthritis, cancer, Crohn's disease and many others, these conditions challenge our traditional views of sickness at work.

Award-winning journalist, former manager and professional coach

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Overview

Long term illness has become mainstream in the workplace with more than a third of the workforce affected at least one chronic health condition.

From diabetes and heart disease to arthritis, cancer, Crohn's disease and many others, these conditions challenge our traditional views of sickness at work.

Award-winning journalist, former manager and professional coach Jason Reid provides insight into how organizations and employees can improve performance and avoid misunderstandings associated with chronic health conditions.

Jason Reid brings decades of personal experience of living and working with chronic illness and managing people challenged by similar health conditions in the competitive world of television news.

Managers and organizational leaders will learn:
• The crucial differences between chronic illness and traditional disease.
• Why chronic illness costs organizations in North America over a trillion dollars a year in lost productivity.
• Why current policies and programs related to employee health are not effective for people with chronic disease.
• The best strategies to engage workers with chronic health conditions.

Employees with chronic illness will learn:
• How to develop a good relationship with their employer.
• How to fight fatigue.
• How to think and work better when they are sick.
• How to manage their lives to maximize their energy.

A guide to productivity and engagement for ambitious people with chronic health conditions, and the organizations that employ them.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781770841291
Publisher:
First Choice Books
Publication date:
09/26/2011
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

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