Health and Workplace Flexibility

Introduction

Compiled by Gloria Tower and Kaitlyn Kenny

Topic Page Advisor:
Jeffrey Greenhaus, Ph.D. 

A developing interest among workplace practitioners, policy-makers, and researchers is to better understand the linkages between work environments and a range of health conditions. Evolving literature suggests that workplace flexibility can contribute to improved worker, family, and community health outcomes, as well as to reduced employer health-related costs. This topic page explores the relationship between workplace flexibility and health outcomes, as well as overall employee well-being.

Updated: May 2009