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SHINE Director Answers 3 Big Questions About the Health of Flying

November 22, 2019

For elderly and unhealthy people, air travel—particularly long flights—may pose more serious health risks than previously thought, says Eileen McNeely, an instructor in the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Department of Environmental Health and director of the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE), the School’s corporate health and sustainability program.... Read more about SHINE Director Answers 3 Big Questions About the Health of Flying

SHINE to present at the American Psychological Association Work, Stress and Health conference

October 22, 2019

SHINE Director Eileen McNeely and SHINE Research Scientist Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska will present on Flourishing in life and well-being at work: Longitudinal evidence from manufacturing and apparel industry, office and manufacturing workers as part of the "Total Worker Health™: Rationale and Application” session on November 9 in Philadelphia.... Read more about SHINE to present at the American Psychological Association Work, Stress and Health conference

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At 19 hours, it's the world's longest flight. But how will the human body cope?

October 22, 2019
Dr. Eileen McNeely, founder and director of the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health tells CNN Travel that the health impacts passengers could face on super long haul flight are similar those on shorter flights, but increased.... Read more about At 19 hours, it's the world's longest flight. But how will the human body cope?

SHINE Director Presents New Paper at ILO's 6th Regulating for Decent Work Conference on Work and Well-being

July 10, 2019

SHINE Director, Dr. Eileen McNeely, presented a new paper titled "The Things that Matter Most at Work for Flourishing in Life: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Well-being in Apparel Supply Chain Workers" at ILO's 6th Regulating for Decent Work conference on Work and Well-being in the 21st Century.  

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New Paper on Worker Well-being Taking Evidence from the Apparel Industry in Mexico

May 29, 2019

This paper aimed to identify drivers for worker well-being (such as job satisfaction, worker engagement, and self-assessed work performance) among Mexican apparel factory workers and their association with work outcomes, controlling for demographic, socioeconomic, and job-related variables. The researchers hypothesized that job resources and resources in life (which can be provided by employers) contribute to work outcomes and worker well-being, and that the influence of job or life resources on well-being is mediated by work outcomes.

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