Employee Engagement with a Corporate Physical Activity Program: The Global Corporate Challenge
Scherrer, Pascal, Sheridan, Lynnaire, Sibson, Ruth, Ryan, Maria M., Henley, Nadine, International Journal of Business Studies
Employers engage with corporate physical activity programs to foster employee wellbeing with a view to reducing the costs of absence and recruitment. This study reports on employee engagement with a commercial program, the Global Corporate Challenge, in terms of motivation, barriers, team dynamics, social aspects and self-reported physical activity levels. It uses guided introspection to explore how participation affected employee's motivation to sustain regular physical activity within the workplace setting. The program raised awareness of employees' individual physical activity levels and fostered social interaction in the workplace. Findings highlight the importance of employers …
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Publication information: Article title: Employee Engagement with a Corporate Physical Activity Program: The Global Corporate Challenge. Contributors: Scherrer, Pascal - Author, Sheridan, Lynnaire - Author, Sibson, Ruth - Author, Ryan, Maria M. - Author, Henley, Nadine - Author. Journal title: International Journal of Business Studies. Volume: 18. Issue: 1 Publication date: June 2010. Page number: 125+. © Edith Cowen University Jun 2003. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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