Journal articlesUnderstanding cultures in care

Understanding cultures in care

29/06/17 | Professional Development | Peter Ellis

In the previous papers in this series, we looked at the causes and, impact of and strategies for management of stress in the workplace. Perhaps one of the most important means of preventing stress among the work force is to create a workplace culture that is positive, focused on the individual and that actively promotes learning and personal growth. In order for the leader or manager to do this, they must first understand the meaning of culture in the work environment; this paper introduces the reader to some theories about culture.