Germanwings - companies & employee mental health


Published: 2Apr2015


The Germanwings crash led to questions on the mental health of the plane copilot and how much his employer knew about them. This raises concerns on corporate responsibility for employee mental health.


Patricia Hewlin, Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior

Prof Hewlin can discuss 

  • emotional exhaustion and its impact on performance,
  • how organizations play a role with respect to evaluating employees' stress levels,
  • stigmas associated with mental health issues and how people are afraid to discuss these concerns at work. 

Email: patricia.hewlin [at] 


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