Community spirit and atmosphere

Positive work climate elevates employees’ motivation and inspires them towards higher performance. A supportive work community and good relationships between co-workers also advance mental wellbeing and help getting through challenging periods both at work and in personal life. Perceptions of a good organisational climate have namely been associated with lower…

Strengthen knowledge and skills

Means Description Assessment of perceived work climate Conducting a survey aids to assess how employees experience the working climate at the workplace and whether actions are required to improve it. Such a survey can be constructed, for example, by using the items of the Training Tool Checklist on Environmental Inclusiveness.…

Create supportive working environment

Social working environment Means Description Constructive communication culture Cultivating constructive and open communication, so that all employees have the courage to express their thoughts and feelings Relationships between employees and superiors Developing open and trustful relationships between employees and their superiors. This helps employees to disclose possible health challenges at…

Adopt wellbeing-fostering policies

Means Description Overcome language barriers Facilitating understanding, deeper learning, and affinity by providing information, instructions, and training materials to employees in their mother tongues Peer conciliators Training a part of personnel as “internal conciliators” that help solving social conflicts between employees or employees and their superiors Professional support Hiring an…