Chapter 7. Can Health be Subject to Management Control? Suggestions and Experiences

  1. Prof. Dr. Bengt B. Arnetz2,3 and
  2. Prof. Rolf Ekman4
  1. Ulf Johanson and
  2. Andreas Backlund

Published Online: 21 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527609156.ch7

Stress in Health and Disease

Stress in Health and Disease

How to Cite

Johanson, U. and Backlund, A. (2006) Can Health be Subject to Management Control? Suggestions and Experiences, in Stress in Health and Disease (eds B. B. Arnetz and R. Ekman), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527609156.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Wayne State University, 101 E. Alexandrine, Detroit, Michigan 48201-2011, USA

  2. 3

    Division of Social Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala Science Park, Social Medicine, 75185 Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 4

    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Neurochemical laboratory, Mölndal/SU, 43180 Mölndal, Sweden

Author Information

  1. Mälardalen University, Högskoleplan 2, Gåsmyrevreten, 721 23 Västerås, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312214

Online ISBN: 9783527609154

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Keywords:

  • stress in health and disease;
  • stress at societal level;
  • stress at organizational level;
  • health and profitability;
  • health in profit;
  • health in loss account;
  • recent management control methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Health and Profitability

  • Health in the Balance Sheet

    • Idea

    • Experiences

    • Possible Development

  • Health in the Profit and Loss Account

    • Idea

    • Experiences

    • Possible Development

  • HR Costings

    • Idea

    • Experiences

    • Possible Development

  • Recent Management Control Methods

    • Idea

    • Experiences

    • Possible Development

  • Health Statements

    • Idea

    • Experiences

    • Possible Development

  • Health and Management Control in the Swedbank: A Case Study

  • Conclusion and Dilemmas

  • References