Handbook of Work and Health Psychology / Edition 2

Handbook of Work and Health Psychology / Edition 2

by Marc J. Schabracq
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471892769

ISBN-13: 9780471892762

Pub. Date: 12/27/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Workplace health is now recognised as having major legal, financial and efficiency implications for organizations. Psychologists are increasingly called on as consultants or in house facilitators to help design work processes, assess and counsel individuals and advise on change management.

The second edition of this handbook offers a comprehensive, authoritative

Overview

Workplace health is now recognised as having major legal, financial and efficiency implications for organizations. Psychologists are increasingly called on as consultants or in house facilitators to help design work processes, assess and counsel individuals and advise on change management.

The second edition of this handbook offers a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date survey of the field with a focus on the applied aspects of work and health psychology.

An unrivalled source of knowledge and references in the field, for students and academics, this edition also reflects the need to relate research to effective and realistic interventions in the workplace.

• Editors are outstanding leaders in their fields

• Focuses on linking research to practice

• Over 50% new chapters. New topics include Coping, The Psychological Contract and Health, Assessment and Measurement of Stress and Well-Being, the Effects of Change, and chapters of Conflict and Communication

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471892762
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/27/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
636
Product dimensions:
6.81(w) x 10.02(h) x 1.59(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction (Schabracq et al)
PART I: Understanding Work and Health Psychology: Theory and Concepts
Everyday Well-being in Work and Organisations (Schabracq)
Organisational Culture, Stress and Change (Schabracq)

The Effects of Work Stress on Health (Shirom)
Individual Differences, Work, Stress and Health (Semmer)
Job Control, Physical Health and Psychological Well-being (Jones and Fletcher)
The Psychological Contract, Health and Well-being (Guest and Conway)
Flexibility at Work in Relation to Employee Health (Theorell)
Part II: Research and Diagnosis Issues
Work and Health Psychology as a Scientific Discipline: Facing the Limits of the Natural Science Paradigm (Griffiths and Schabracq)
Assessment of Psychosocial Hazards at Work (Cox and Griffiths)
Part III: Specific Issues in Work and Health Psychology
New Technologies and Stress (Hamborg and Greif)
Women's Coping: Communal versus Individualistic Orientation (Dunahoo et al)
Work experiences, Stress and Health among Managerial and Professional Women (Burke)
Work-Nonwork Interface: A Review of Theories and Findings (Geurts and Demerouti)
Alcohol and Drug Misuse and the Organisation (Guppy and Marsden)
Issues of the Second Career Half (Schabracq)
Policies and Strategies in the Second Career Half (Schabracq)
Acute Stress in the Work Situation (Kleber and van der Velden)
Burnout: An Overview of 25-Years Research and Theorising (Schaufeli and Buunk)
Part IV: Preventive and Curative Interventions
Job Design and Well-Being (Kompier)
The Learning Organisation (Meyer)
Management Development, Well-Being and Health in the Twenty-First Century (Whittington et al)
Conflict at Work and Individual Well-being (de Dreu et al)
Creating Shared Commitment for results: How to Talk about Accountability (Ryan)
Stress Management at Work: Secondary Prevention of Stress (Murphy)
A FIT Approach to Work Stress and Health (Fletcher)
Coaching and Counselling in Organisations (Meyer)
What an Organisation can do about its Employee's Well-being and Health: An Overview (Schabracq)
Epilogue (Schabracq)

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