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The Whole-Person Workplace: Building Better Workplaces through Work-Life, Wellness, and Employee Support

The Whole-Person Workplace: Building Better Workplaces through Work-Life, Wellness, and Employee Support

by Scott Behson


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  • Do you want to build a positive, fulfilling, high-performance work culture?
  • Would you like to create a successful, supportive workplace that works well for everyone?
  • Would you like to make a difference in the lives of your employees?

In The Whole-Person Workplace: Building Better Workplaces Through Work-Life, Wellness, and Employee Support, best-selling author, leading workplace expert, and award-winning business school professor, Scott Behson, is here to help.

Supporting employees as whole people is the key to long-term, sustainable business success. Creating a Whole-Person Workplace helps you attract, retain and engage the best talent, who then bring their whole selves to their jobs- treating your customers as whole people as well.

Whether you are a CEO, organizational leader, small-business owner, supervisor or HR professional, The Whole-Person Workplace will help you craft a custom-fit solution that will help you unlock your workplace's potential by valuing your employees as whole people.

Starting with the lessons learned from how the best companies adapted to the Covid pandemic, The Whole-Person Workplace will help you develop ways to support your employees with the full range of their work-life challenges.

Specifically, Behson will help you think about flexibility, work-from home, parental leave, child-care, elder-care, wellness programs, educational benefits, vacation time, support for volunteerism, compensation & benefits, employee onboarding, and workplace culture in new ways. Behson provides vivid examples from a wide range of employers and provides actionable advice that will help you develop custom-fit solutions for your business and employees.

CEO's, HR executives, small business owners, and experts agree, The Whole-Person Workplace is "highly recommended for CEOs, HR professionals, and any manager looking to attract, engage and retain first-rate talent," "a friendly, smart, practical guide for leaders and employers of all sizes," and is "a must-read for today's business leader," that "provides a gold mine of actionable insights that any organization can implement and benefit from immediately."

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628658156
Publisher: Authors Place LLC
Publication date: 08/17/2021
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Scott Behson, PhD, is a professor of management and Silberman Global Faculty Fellow at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is a national expert in work and family issues, and the best-selling author of "The Whole-Person Workplace: Building Better Workplaces Through Work-Life, Wellness, and Employee Support", "The Working Dad's Survival Guide: How to Succeed at Work and at Home" - the best-selling book of advice and encouragement for fathers trying to balance work and family - and "We Hate Team Projects! A Friendly, Useful Guide for College Project Teams" - in use in college classrooms everywhere, helping professors and college students enjoy and succeed in their team projects.

Scott is an accomplished professional speaker and consultant who provides talks, workshops, webinars, and keynote addresses for corporate clients, not-for-profit organizations, and major conferences. He provides insight and perspective on whole-person workplaces, employer support for working parents, work and fatherhood, and related topics for some of the world's leading companies. Scott was a featured speaker at the United Nations' International Day of the Family and the White House's Summit for Working Families. He is represented by the BrightSight Group.

He has published over 30 academic journal articles and book chapters, presented over 50 times at national and international conferences, and won eight awards for his teaching, research, and service to students. Scott has written for Harvard Business Review, TIME, Fast Company, Success, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. He frequently appears in media, including CBS, MSNBC, NPR, Fox News, and Bloomberg Radio, as well as many business and parenting podcasts.

Scott lives with his family in Nyack, NY, and is a graduate of Cornell University and SUNY Albany. Check out his weekly Whole-Person Workplace Videos on YouTube and LinkedIn, and go to for more information on his writing, speaking, and consulting activities.

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