OECD18 THEMES: WELLBEING AT WORK

By Zoe Neill (University of Sydney)

Digital technology has become an integral part of our daily lives and is essential to the overall functioning of society. In an OECD session on technology in the workplace, Holly Niemela a Wellbeing Expert at Mindful and Peaceful Inventions, noted that technology has made us ‘busy’, and, warned us of the “full plate, empty life syndrome”. Inefficient ‘business’ leads to less overall work productivity and decreases work morale making. We need a humanist perspective to digital technology in order to increase productivity. 

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