José M. Núñez-Sánchez – University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain

 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.S.P.2022.83

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6th International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2022 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana, Slovenia, March 24, 2022, SELECTED PAPERS, published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; ISBN 978-86-80194-58-5, ISSN 2683-4510

 

Abstract:

The coronavirus pandemic is having a dramatic impact on employees around the world, damaging their physical and psychosocial well-being, and triggering disengagement and affecting their resilience. This research aims to test, through a case study, the effects of a corporate wellness programme on engagement and resilience in COVID-19 times. A quantitative methodology has been used through self-administered ques­tionnaires and two instruments; the reduced International Physical Activi­ty Questionnaire (IPAQ), to measure the level of physical activity, and the Healthy and Resilient Organization (HERO) questionnaire to measure en­gagement and resilience. The results reveal that a corporate well-being pro­gramme, adapted to COVID-19 times, offers a better relationship between physical activity levels and engagement and resilience, compared with other pre-pandemic programmes, proving its efficiency. In a conclusion, this case study may be helpful to convince organizations of the importance of adapt­ing their corporate well-being programmes in pandemic times, to maintain and even improve the engagement and resilience of their workforce.

Keywords:

COVID-19; Engagement; Resilience; Corporate Well-being

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