Workplace Health Tracking – Care or Big Brother?

PhD Fellow Nanna Gorm is featured in, where she has written an article about health tracking in workplace wellness programs (in Danish).

In the article, Gorm discusses what is at stake when companies initiate wellness programs tracking and measuring their employees’ health activities. Is it experienced as care or as a problematic surveillance?

Along with researchers from the University of Washington, Nanna Gorm and Irina Shklovski conducted a study of the implementation of tracking technology in American companies. The American employees, who are a part of Gorm’s study, primarily experience it as care.

But what would the scenario be in a Danish context? To what extent can these experiences directly be translated to fit Danish companies, Gorm discusses in

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