Well-Being at Work (7OS06)



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About this Unit

This unit highlights the importance of well-being in the contemporary workplace to employer and employee outcomes. It provides learners with a comprehensive knowledge of the links between work, health and well-being, and an understanding of the social responsibilities of organisations, based on key theories in this area. The unit develops a critical understanding of how well-being initiatives can be created, supported, and integrated within people practices for strategic benefit and supports students to engage with key critiques of the well-being agenda.

What will you learn

You will critically analyse definitions of well-being and why this concept is important to employers and employees. You will review key theories relating to well-being at work and how organisations engage with it. You will develop an understanding of the links between work, health, well-being and people management practices and processes, identifying individual and group factors that impact on well-being at work. You will also explore the link between well-being and employer outcomes, including how it improves performance and productivity. Additionally, you will learn about how organisational culture shapes well-being at work and the impact of well-being strategies, including the challenges that employers may encounter when individualising initiatives for employees.

 This module is suitable for persons who:

  • —are experienced people practitioners
  • —are working in a senior people practice role and wish to extend and deepen their skills and understanding to shape strategy, policy and people
  • —wish to shape people practice, creating value for a wider audience
  • —are currently leading and managing people and practice within organisations

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Understand how well-being is relevant to the workplace.
  • Understand the links between work, health, well-being and people management practices and processes.
  • Understand how employer and employee well-being aligns with strategy.
  • Understand the importance of the well-being strategy to sustain organisational performance.



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