Keeping Business Travellers Healthy, Happy And Engaged At Home And Away

Keeping Business Travellers Healthy, Happy And Engaged At Home And Away

Despite international business travel being seen as essential for global business and indeed advantageous in term of career progression for employees; there is evidence that international business travel can be deleterious to health. The study not only uncovers the psychological implications of business travel but also starts to uncover the organisational, social and individual factors that both support and hinder psychological health.
Specifically this research aims to: Enable stakeholders who have a duty of care to their travelling workforce to make evidence based adjustments and recommendations to their employees around business travel, Enable organisations to increase awareness in their employees about the psychological implications of business travel and therefore mitigate risks, Ultimately increase the safety, health, security and well-being of business travellers by understanding more about the psychological implications of business travel.

Keeping Business Travellers Healthy, Happy And Engaged At Home And Away

Date Published
Sun, 01 Sep 2019
Publisher
ISOS
Reference
Lewis, R., Ferragamo, C., Yarker, J., and Donaldson-Feilder, E. (2019). Keeping Business Travellers healthy, happy and engaged at home and away. (Technical Report). London, U.K: International SOS Foundation.
Website
http://learn.internationalsosfoundation.org/Psychology_Study
Categories
Keywords
Business Travellers, Engagement, Psychological Impact

Despite international business travel being seen as essential for global business and indeed advantageous in term of career progression for employees; there is evidence that international business travel can be deleterious to health. The study not only uncovers the psychological implications of business travel but also starts to uncover the organisational, social and individual factors that both support and hinder psychological health.
Specifically this research aims to: Enable stakeholders who have a duty of care to their travelling workforce to make evidence based adjustments and recommendations to their employees around business travel, Enable organisations to increase awareness in their employees about the psychological implications of business travel and therefore mitigate risks, Ultimately increase the safety, health, security and well-being of business travellers by understanding more about the psychological implications of business travel.

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