Promoting positive job roles and working environments
A positive working environment and culture begins at the top. For managers and leaders, it’s important to develop personal leadership skills based on the organisation’s needs. These might include communication, strategic planning, people development and change management.
When managers promote a safe and respectful workplace culture, their teams are better equipped to manage conflict, reduce absenteeism and turnover, and improve productivity.
Some examples of actions which may reduce risk factors related to mental health and contribute to a positive working environment include: