And what can occupational health physicians and insurance doctors do with this information?
To illustrate our point, we present two case studies.
The problems at work are explained using examples from the work floor.
Based on certain characteristics and signals, occupational health physicians and insurance doctors are able to recognize giftedness and to bring the subject out into the open.
The solution can lie in a change in the job requirements or working conditions; medical or psychotherapeutic treatment is then rendered unnecessary.
When their motivation is restored, people with very high intelligence are capable of high-quality work and of solving complex problems.
Thus, a gifted employee who is not functioning as required becomes a valued worker providing a unique contribution at work.
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