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Why Modern Workers are 'Dying for a Paycheck'

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One need not be a coal miner or stunt man to have their health compromised at work — long hours, high stress and skewed priorities are putting the physical and psychological well being of employees at risk. In his new book, “Dying for a Paycheck,” Jeffrey Pfeffer outlines why managers need to focus on human sustainability for the benefit of both their workers and their companies. Pfeffer joins us in the studio to discuss how to create a workplace culture that promotes health.

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Jeffrey Pfeffer, professor of organizational behavior, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; “Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance-and What We Can Do About It”

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