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.

Chapter 27: Applications of Neuroscience to Improve Wellbeing in Organizational Life

Applications of Neuroscience to Improve Wellbeing in Organizational Life

Applications of neuroscience to improve wellbeing in organizational life
Justin James Kennedy Lisa Leit

Introduction

The application of neuroscience toward wellbeing in organizational life has been an emerging field of research over the last few decades and Branchi and Alleva (2006) proposes that these protocols are developing as a specific domain within the fields of management science, organizational behavior, human resource management, and related areas. According to Bandura (1991) the key focus should be understanding the application of brain-based wellbeing systems and offering tools for healthy behavior change within the organizational context. Lupien SJ, Maheu F, Tu M, et al. (2007) suggests that understanding how to effectively apply ...

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