Why do managers allocate resources to workplace health promotion programmes in countries with national health coverage?

@article{Downey2007WhyDM,
  title={Why do managers allocate resources to workplace health promotion programmes in countries with national health coverage?},
  author={Angela Downey and David J. Sharp},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={102-11}
}
There is extensive evidence that worksite health promotion (WHP) programmes reduce healthcare costs and improve employee productivity. In many countries, a large proportion of healthcare costs are borne by the state. While the full benefits of WHP are still created, they are shared between employers and the state, even though the employer bears the full (after-tax) cost. Employers therefore have a lower incentive to implement WHP activity. We know little about the beliefs of managers with… CONTINUE READING

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