An Article The Fortune 100 And Their Fitness And Wellness Programs

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gender equality, good and flexible work organization permitting better reconciliation of working and personal life, lifelong learning, health and safety at work, employee involvement and diversity in working life.” (2012) . In an article The Fortune 100 and their Fitness and Wellness Programs, we can find the examples of such managerial attitude. For instance, Walmart provides its 1.1 million associates and family members with health care plans with access to affordable, comprehensive medical coverage. Exxon-Mobil fitness discount program allows employees, retirees and their families to join top-rated health clubs at substantially discounted rates (2015). Creating a safe workplace is a matter of great importance. Abraham Maslow defines safety needs as “security… and freedom from fear, from anxiety and chaos.” He argues that “practically everything looks less important than safety and protection” (1954, p.39). Unfortunately, job security has become an issue today. Dorie Clark cites in her article the words of Jacob Morgan, a co-founder of the Future of Work Community, “Job security is a complete myth, as is long-term employment. Companies lay off employees in droves…by the thousands! They just make sweeping cuts when they need to” (2014). Evidently, job insecurity negatively affects job satisfaction. Some studies suggest that living with job insecurity – the "fear" of losing your job – can be more harmful to your health than actually losing it” (n.d.) Therefore, employment…

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