Does Work Make Employees Fat?

by Brianna Butcher and Jadi Odle
Faculty advisor: Dr. Joni Anderson

This research project explored the question - does the U.S. work environment make employees fat? Our research focused on the driving forces that are currently contributing to weight challenges created within today’s organizations. We also explored how today managers and organizational cultures can facilitate a healthier work atmosphere. The outcomes of our research will help establish more proactive Human Resource Management policies and practice to support a more efficient and effective workforce.