Proactive questions for leaders to ask themselves before making decisions or implementing new operational or policy changes. It can also be used as a debriefing tool to assess the impact of an implementation (e.g., what went well, or any learning opportunity).
Following a review of your annual faculty and staff engagement survey results, this guide is intended to help leaders facilitate further conversation among their teams to better understand the results, help identify workforce well-being solutions together, and support the action planning process.
Appreciative Inquiry is a tool that focuses on teams at their best. It taps into the collective wisdom of employees to co-create their culture and drive positive outcomes. An appreciative inquiry interview with one of Michigan Medicine's highest performing units yielded great resources:
The Michigan Medicine Wellness Office, Office of Counseling and Workforce Resilience (OCWR), and Department of Psychiatry, in their commitment to support the emotional well-being of faculty, staff and learners during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, have provided this brief guide for local teams and leaders to facilitate well-being discussions when and where they can.
To help connect faculty, staff and learners to well-being resources in a centralized location.