Master of Arts
Chairperson (Advisor 1)
Dr. Charles Nuckles
Reader (Advisor 2)
Dr. Kimora Kachelmyer
Corporate wellness programs are designed to encourage employees to participate in a health improvement program. Benefits associated with a corporate wellness program may include: a reduction in turnover and absenteeism, increased morale, improved recruitment potential, better health conditions of employees and health care cost containment.
Structural Wood Corporation is a wholesale distributor of structural wood products such as, Glu-Lam beams, I-joists and Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL). The workforce includes 6 female and 49 male employees with an age range of 18 to 69 years. The organization is interested in obtaining general information about wellness programming and identifying the needs/wants of their employees as they relate to wellness programming.
This project is based on a compilation of data collected through a comprehensive literature review and an employee opinion survey. The purpose of this thesis project is to provide Structural Wood Corporation with an introduction to wellness programming, identify the needs/wants of the employees as they relate to wellness programming and recommend potential wellness initiatives for possible implementation.
Recommended CitationLahti, J. (2001). An Introduction to Wellness Programming for Structural Wood Corporation (Thesis, Concordia University, St. Paul). Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.csp.edu/legacy-capstones_maom/70
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