Loneliness and feelings of isolation in the workplace can lead to reduced job satisfaction and productivity, and increased stress. In contrast, a supportive work environment that promotes connection, communication, and meaningful relationships, significantly improves employee wellbeing.
At AIA Australia, we believe that every employee has the right to a happy and healthy work environment, that is why our Behavioural Science team led a research collaboration with Professor Nicholas Epley from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
This study explores the impact of social connections in the workplace on employee wellbeing and engagement. Read the full Community at Work study here.