In the past several years, numerous professors, researchers and consultants have been publishing their works on how our job affects our mental, physical and financial health. There’s a number of reads dedicated to the modern trend called The Future of Work as well as the consequences of the modern economy on the life of individuals.
Below is the list of selected books that talk about healthy workplaces as well as employee motivation and productivity. These books are tailored to the needs of HR managers and executives in modern companies.
by Laura Putnam
This is a guide to creating a wellbeing culture in the workplace from scratch and engaging employees in it. It covers all main aspects of both physical and emotional health. The author also comes up with suggestions how to overcome pushbacks from employees on the way to introducing wellness programs in the company.
by John Boudreau and Wayne F. Cascio
The book describes how to approach absenteeism at work, analyze employee engagement, reduce turnover and promote health at work by making data-driven decisions.
by Glenn Elliott and Debra Corey
This book provides the action plan for transforming the workplace and achieving employee motivation & productivity as a result. The authors’ checklist includes every single detail - from physical office space to employees’ mental health and
being open about it in the company.
by Laszlo Bock
The author is a former SVP of People Operations in Google. He shares how HR departments can make data driven decisions in regards to hiring and employee promotion, why they should study best company performers and what the best employee awards