Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

The financial costs of psychologically unsafe work environments are self-evident: 60% of workplace accidents are due to stress, 550 million workdays are lost yearly due to work-related stress, and high-pressure companies spend nearly 50% more on health care than their positive-oriented competitors (American Psychological Association). These statistics are also compounded by the human cost – workplace disengagement, bullying, and in extreme cases, violence. Business leaders need to take note of how their corporate cultures create substantive effects on their bottom lines and on their employees. Read the full story at the Harvard Business Review.