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Measuring the Effect of Workers' Health on Work Productivity

June 27, 2013 - 11:00am PDT, 2:00pm EDT
Recorded in June, 2013

 

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Dr. Ødegaard provides us with current research on the effect that worker's health has on their work productivity and how we can move this research into practice using current strategies and tools for productivity measurement.

During this webinar, you will learn:

  1. An introduction to the measurement of workplace productivity
  2. How to accurately measure and analyze psychosocial work-environment and self-reported health
  3. A conceptual framework for understanding how to measure the impact of qualitative employee variables on work productivity
  4. Tips for moving research into practice

 

Fredrik Odegaard, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in Management Science at the Ivey School of Business, Western University, with cross-appointment at the Department of Applied Mathematics. His expertise is in mathematical modeling, decision making analysis and empirical investigation. His current research focus is within Revenue Management and Health Care Management Science. Specifically within Health Care some of the studies he has been involved with include: operations of hospital porter services, effect of workers' health on firm productivity, pharmaceutical risk sharing pay-for-performance agreements, perceived care and self-care of Swedish diabetes patients, and retention and cessation of methadone treatment centers. Fredrik received his Phd in Management Science from Univ. British Columbia, dual Masters degrees in Operations Research and Statistics from Stanford University, and a BSc in Purchasing and Logistics Management from Arizona State University.

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