Case Study No

2459 Words Nov 6th, 2014 10 Pages
1.) What do you think about Hagedorn’s approach to controlling employee health care cost? Do you agree with it? Why or why not?
Mr. Hagedorn’s approach to control employee health care cost is through providing a wellness facility program for their employees and also creating rules concerning on health and monetary punishments to those who don’t want to follow these rules. From the 20% of the company’s net profits for the health care and health risk assessments, the goal is to limit health care insurance costs. First, Mr. Hagedorn made a companywide wellness program which is called the LiveTotal Health program and hired a third party, Whole Health Management to run it. Next, he started encouraging his employees to take health-risk
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Such activities would also encourage them for the possible results of others. The feeling of being part of the team will be emphasized more in this type of program.
• Live healthy while they work.
Employees tend to be healthy while doing the things they need to do at work. It’s more likely, hitting two birds with one stone. Being healthy means being able to do a wide range of activities most especially it relates to work.
• More productivity (Happier)
Being healthy is giving your body the strength and your mind the positive outlooks. Healthy employees tend to accomplish the jobs they were expected efficiently and effectively and they can even engage themselves more in the organization' activities though it’s not part of their jobs anymore. It can also lower their levels of stress and help them increase their self-esteem and confidence.
• Stays more loyal to the company that treasures them
Wellness programs make the employees feel that they are visible in the eyes of the employer and that they are cared. Also the employees can see that their needs and feelings are met. When they feel these, they are more likely stay in the company because it gives them importance.
• Their life expectancy improves
A healthy employee has a lesser chance of getting sick and probable health problems but with exception to hereditary factors. When you eat healthy foods and do corresponding exercises, you are revitalizing your body and mind

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