Employee well-being has always been a hot topic among business leaders. But for the most part, conversations just center on the physical well-being of employees, which helps explain why so many new office spaces are filled with things like free snacks, a gym, play areas, etc. However, when addressing employee well-being, employers must look beyond the physical aspects of the work environment and take a longer look at the areas that can affect the mental health of their employees as well. This is especially important since employee well-being has a direct connection to creativity in the workplace, which, in turn,
has a direct connection to a company’s growth and prosperity.
Since well-being and creativity are so critical for the future of employees and businesses, it is even more important for a proper focus to be applied to what really matters in the workplace. In this paper, we identify areas of a business environment that could negatively, or positively, affect an employee’s well-being connected to creativity.