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 32: Indigenous Peoples’ Perspectives and Wellbeing in Organizational Life

Indigenous Peoples’ Perspectives and Wellbeing in Organizational Life

Indigenous peoples' perspectives and wellbeing in organizational life
Jarrod Haar Azka Ghafoor

Introduction

The world is more connected than at any time in its history. The ability to travel, immigrate, and integrate globally means that many workplaces enjoy employees from around the globe. Within western economies, some are dominated by largely white populations, while other societies are more diverse. For example, the UK has a population with over 86% white (Office for National Statistics, 2012), while New Zealand has 70.2% white (Statistics New Zealand, 2019a), and the United States 60.1% white (United States Census Bureau, 2020). Canada has a very broad ethnic spread (Statistics Canada, 2016) with 32.3% Canadians, but ...

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