Sustainable Organizations from an Employees’ Well-Being Approach

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This chapter aims to analyze sustainability from the perspective of the employees' well-being. In this regard, the concepts of social sustainability and sustainable development objectives are reviewed in the frame of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically those related to well-being, gender equality, and decent work. Furthermore, the relationship between employees' well-being and performance is discussed. In addition, the psychology of sustainability and its contribution to sustainable well-being at work are analyzed. This study highlights the relevance of social factors such as psychological well-being, equity, opportunities for participation, inclusion, and diversity for achieving the creation of value through social sustainability. All these social factors acquire even more relevance in times of crisis as the current COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, some conclusions and further directions are presented
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBUSINESS AND SUSTAINABILITY: Incorporating the Sustainable Development Goals into Business Strategy
Place of PublicationGermany
PublisherEmerald Group Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-80382-787-2
ISBN (Print)978-1-80382-788-9,
StatePublished - Oct 31 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Social Sciences

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