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Getting Along With Co-Workers Can Significantly Increase Your Lifespan

From the 8 August 2011 Medical News Today article

Companies like Google and Zappos.com are famous for their “work hard, play hard” attitudes and friendly work environments, but are their employees healthier too? According to a Tel Aviv University researcher, a positive relationship with your co-workers has long-term health benefits. Dr. Sharon Toker of the Department of Organizational Behavior at TAU’s Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration says that employees who believe that they have the personal support of their peers at work are more likely to live a longer life…

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August 8, 2011 - Posted by | Workplace Health | , , ,

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