The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Wellbeing is a comprehensive and cutting-edge work providing the latest insights into a range of perspectives on organizational wellbeing, as well as highlighting global wellbeing issues and exploring new contexts. Topics covered include: digital working and social media, LGBTQIA+ identifications and work, suicide at work, refugee workers, and mental health. A multi- and inter-disciplinary work, this handbook embraces ideas and empirical work from a range of fields including psychology, business and management, economics, and science. This handbook draws together current knowledge whilst also outlining emerging issues and directions, making this an invaluable resource for students and researchers spanning a wide array of disciplines. Part 1: Theoretical Perspectives; Part 2: International Issues and Contexts; Part 3: Developing Organizational Wellbeing; and Part 4: Emerging Issues and Directions.

Nudge Theory Applied to Wellbeing at Work

Nudge Theory Applied to Wellbeing at Work

Nudge theory applied to wellbeing at work
Marco Tagliabue

Introduction

Wellbeing is a complex construct that can be approached from several viewpoints. Wellbeing can be affected by interventions at different levels and, overall, it reflects a variety of human experiences (e.g., including inequalities) (Ruggeri, 2019). As highlighted in the previous chapters, organizational wellbeing not only relates to the aspects of the physical environment at work (e.g., determining quality and safety) but also includes the biological, psychological, and social components of the members of an organization. In this chapter, the focus is on a behavioral approach to wellbeing at work that makes use of contextual elements to increase employees’ safety, satisfaction, engagement, and the working climate ...

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