Monday, May 17, 2010


IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor----------------------
Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau


Enterprise for Health (EfH)-- Enterprise for Health (EfH) was set up in 2000 to promote the exchange of information and experience among committed enterprises and to publicise examples of the success of a corporate culture based on partnership. Enterprises which feel particularly committed to the health and well-being of their employees will find the right forum here.


EfH was established jointly by the Bertelsmann Stiftung (Foundation) and the Federal Association of Company Health Insurance Funds (Bundesverband der Betriebskrankenkassen GbR) in Germany. 


Healthy Enterprises in a Healthy Europe


Increasing globalisation and continually improved technology are presenting Europe's companies with far-reaching challenges. In order to be successful against ever tougher international competition, it no longer suffices to base corporate decisions on the shareholder value alone. Equally crucial for the survival capability of companies is the competence of the management to communicate with other stakeholders, the employees and society itself.


A corporate culture based on partnership and an exemplary company health policy creates the foundation for innovative potential and flexibility whilst safeguarding long term competitiveness.


Enterprise for Health (EfH) <> is a network of international enterprises committed to the development of a corporate culture based on partnership and a modern company health policy.


This information is provided to subscribers, friends, faculty, students and alumni of the School of Industrial & Labor Relations (ILR). It is a service of the Institute for Workplace Studies (IWS) in New York City. Stuart Basefsky is responsible for the selection of the contents which is intended to keep researchers, companies, workers, and governments aware of the latest information related to ILR disciplines as it becomes available for the purposes of research, understanding and debate. The content does not reflect the opinions or positions of Cornell University, the School of Industrial & Labor Relations, or that of Mr. Basefsky and should not be construed as such. The service is unique in that it provides the original source documentation, via links, behind the news and research of the day. Use of the information provided is unrestricted. However, it is requested that users acknowledge that the information was found via the IWS Documented News Service.

Stuart Basefsky                   
Director, IWS News Bureau                
Institute for Workplace Studies 
Cornell/ILR School                        
16 E. 34th Street, 4th Floor             
New York, NY 10016                        
Telephone: (607) 255-2703                
Fax: (607) 255-9641                       



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