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Kids whose parents are more aware of their activities exhibit signs of less stress

Kids whose parents are more aware of their activities exhibit signs of less stress

March 1, 2016

A WFHN paper published in the Journal of Family Psychology reveals that the younger children of workers in the IT division of a Fortune 500 company had lower bedtime salivary cortisol levels when their parents had higher average knowledge of their daily activities. On days when parents had the most knowledge of their younger offsprings' activities, these children also had lower before-dinner cortisol levels.

Can workplace flexibility improve well-being of employees?

Can workplace flexibility improve well-being of employees?

February 26, 2016

WFHN researchers, including Phyllis Moen, Erin Kelly, David Almeida, Ellen Kossek, and Orfeu Buxton, have published a study in American Sociological Review that finds that yes, certain institutional-level initiatives can promote employee well-being. The findings of the study, along with an interview with lead author Phyllis Moen, are featured in this piece in The New York Times Read more about Can workplace flexibility improve well-being of employees?