APA Center for Organizational Excellence: Episode: April 2008

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Episode 4: "April 2008"

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Duration: 31:56

Episode 4

Bob Nelson, PhD

Summary

Is work-life balance possible? In this episode, learn about the role and evolution of work-life balance initiatives. Also, explore effective ways to reward and recognize employees in part one of our interview with Dr. Bob Nelson, a nationally recognized expert on employee motivation.

Details

  • 00:00 – Opening
  • 01:33 – Featured Topic – The role and evolution of work-life balance initiatives
  • 04:29 – Current Issues – Is work-life balance possible?
  • 12:11 – Featured Interview (Part 1) – Bob Nelson, PhD
  • 30:42 – Closing

Host

David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA, Assistant Executive Director for Corporate Relations and Business Strategy, American Psychological Association (APA) and APA Practice Organization

Featured Interview

Bob Nelson, PhD, Founder and President, Nelson Motivation, Inc.

Current Issues Discussant

Matthew J. Grawitch, PhD, Chair, Organizational Studies Program, School for Professional Studies, Saint Louis University

Additional Resources

"When you have a high level of employee involvement in regards to the decision-making and problem-solving; and, when employees know that they are not alone to deal with their personal issues; and, when they see opportunities to become healthier with their employer's help; then, that business will be able to count on its greatest resource, its employees."

Glenn McFadden
Executive Vice President of Operations
The Comporium Group