Employee Well-being Support: A Workplace Resource

Overview

Employees have a set of needs as part of the 'psychological contract' of employment. However, organizations operate for a reason and they too have agendas and needs. It is how the two come together that determines the capacity for good human relations and optimum productivity. Employee Well-being Support is an edited collection of expert contributions that explores all key issues in this increasingly critical area.

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Overview

Employees have a set of needs as part of the 'psychological contract' of employment. However, organizations operate for a reason and they too have agendas and needs. It is how the two come together that determines the capacity for good human relations and optimum productivity. Employee Well-being Support is an edited collection of expert contributions that explores all key issues in this increasingly critical area.

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Editorial Reviews

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"This is an extremely well-researched and referenced work that contains a wealth of information covering organisational and mental health issues in the workplace." (Nursing Management, July 2008)

"Would be an excellent reference book for anyone studying this topic in-depth…Good value for a detailed guide to employee wellbeing." (Nursing Standard, June 2008)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470059005
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/23/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors ix

List of Contributors xi

Foreword - The Fourth Wave xxiii

Acknowledgements xxvii

Introduction: Adapting to Change Andrew Kinder Rick Hughes Cary L. Cooper 1

Part 1 Organisational Behaviour Issues and Well-being 7

1 In Consideration of a Toxic Workplace: a Suitable Place for Treatment Michael Walton 9

2 Leading to a Healthy Workplace E. Kevin Kelloway Mike Teed Matt Prosser 25

3 Understanding and Improving Psychological Well-being for Individual and Organisational Effectiveness Ivan Robertson Gordon Tinline 39

4 Employee Well-being: the Heart of Positive Organizational Behavior Debra L. Nelson Laura M. Little M. Lance Frazier 51

5 Employee Support Strategies in Large Organisations Steve Boorman 61

6 Coaching Skills for Managers Gladeana McMahon 69

7 Behaviour Risk Management Sharon Clarke 79

8 Positive Coping Strategies at Work Philip Dewe 91

9 Organisational Duty of Care: Workplace Counselling as a Shield against Litigation? Peter Jenkins 99

10 Managing Diversity David Weaver 111

11 Understanding Mental Health - a Guide for All Employees Andrew Buckley 119

Part 2 Responding to Specific Organisational Challenges 133

12 Organisational Responses to Traumatic Incidents Alison Dunn 135

13 Managing Suicide and Sudden Death within Organisations Andrew Kinder Emily Duval 147

14 Bullying and Mistreatment at Work: How Managers May Prevent and Manage Such Problems Ståle Einarsen Helge Hoel 161

15 Counselling and Coaching in Organisations: An Integrative Multi-Level Approach Vanja Orlans 175

16 What Makes a Good Employee Assistance Programme? Mark A. Winwood Stephanie Beer 183

17 Tackling the Macho Culture Mark Brayne Neil Greenberg 201

Part 3 Mental Health, Emotions and Work 211

18 Rehabilitation of Mental Health Disabilities David Wright 213

19 An Organisational Approach to the Rehabilitation of Employees Following Stress-Related Illness Louise Thomson Jo Rick 223

20 Stress Management for Employees: an Evidence-based Approach Stephen Palmer Kristina Gyllensten 239

21 Perspectives on Managing Workplace Conflict Tony Buon 251

22 Whose Agenda Does Workplace Counselling Serve? Rick Hughes 269

23 The Emergence of Coaching as a New Profession and Its Global Influence Patrick Williams 285

24 Mentoring and Employee Well-being David Clutterbuck 297

25 Building Resilience - An Organisational Cultural Approach to Mental Health and Well-being at Work: A Primary Prevention Programme Derek Mowbray 309

Index 323

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