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A cultural economy approach to workplace health promotion in Australian small and medium sized workplaces: A critical qualitative study

Banwell, Cathy; Sargent, Ginny; Dixon, Jane; Strazdins, Lyndall


Workplace health promotion (WHP) is advocated to progress the health and well-being of employees. However, research findings on its uptake and impacts are equivocal, particularly in smaller workplaces. This paper describes managers’ and workers’ responses to a WHP programme in the Australian Capital Territory. Informed by a cultural economy framework, in-depth interviews were conducted with 44 workers and managers from 10 small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Examining their availability...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Critical Public Health
DOI: 10.1080/09581596.2017.1414152


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