International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology / Edition 3

International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology / Edition 3

by Cary L. Cooper
     
 

'Positive emotions lead to health, health leads to sustainability and full cognitive capability, and this leads to effective performance and adaptability, This latest collection of papers by the terrific trio of Cooper, Quick and Schabracq helps shine the light on the latest research from multiple fields in the context of an emerging literature that will soon

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'Positive emotions lead to health, health leads to sustainability and full cognitive capability, and this leads to effective performance and adaptability, This latest collection of papers by the terrific trio of Cooper, Quick and Schabracq helps shine the light on the latest research from multiple fields in the context of an emerging literature that will soon become required reading for anyone wanting to be a manager, executive, leader, or professional.' - Professor Richard E. Boyatzis, Case Western Reserve University, USA

The immense legal, financial and efficiency implications of workplace health have put it at the very top of the corporate agenda. Exploring the interface between organizational and health psychology, the International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology is the definitive reference to this rapidly growing field. With expert international contributors and new chapters in areas such as positive psychology, well-being, gender differences and older workers, the Third Edition presents the key research behind our understanding of what influences health and well-being at work, and links it with current practice. Exploring contemporary concerns about how work is changing and the challenges of managing such change, the International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology, Third Edition points the way forward for healthier work organizations. It is an essential resource for students, researchers and practitioners in organizational psychology, health psychology and occupational medicine, and an invaluable source of practical insights for HR professionals and policymakers in the field.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470998069
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/15/2010
Pages:
506
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors ix

List of Contributors xi

Chapter 1 Introduction 1
Cary L. Cooper, James Campbell Quick and Marc J. Schabracq

Part I: The Context ofWork and Health Today 7

Chapter 2 Health andWell-Being: The Role of the Psychological Contract 9
David Guest and Neil Conway

Chapter 3 The Social Context of Work Life: Implications for Burnout and Work Engagement 25
Michael P. Leiter and Naomi Stright

Chapter 4 The Effects of Job Strain on Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease 49
Arie Shirom, Galit Armon, Shlomo Berliner, Itzhak Shapira and Samuel Melamed

Chapter 5 Sickness Presenteeism and Attendance Pressure Factors: Implications for Practice 77
Caroline Biron and Per Øystein Saksvik

Part II: Individual Differences and Health 97

Chapter 6 Individual Differences, Work Stress and Health 99
Norbert K. Semmer and Laurenz L. Meier

Chapter 7 Gender and Work Stress: Unique Stressors, Unique Responses 123
Faye K. Cocchiara and Myrtle P. Bell

Chapter 8 Work Experiences, Stress and Health among Managerial Women: Research and Practice 147
Ronald J. Burke and Astrid M. Richardsen

Part III: The Role ofWorkplace Factors on Health 171

Chapter 9 The Role of Job Control in Employee Health and Well-Being 173
Paul E. Spector

Chapter 10 Stress and Careers 197
Yehuda Baruch

Chapter 11 New Technologies and Stress 221
Kai-Christoph Hamborg and Siegfried Greif

Chapter 12 Flexibility at Work in Relation to Employee Health 251
T¨ores Theorell

Chapter 13 Acute Stress at Work 269
Rolf J. Kleber and Peter G. van der Velden

Part IV: Supporting Individuals atWork 293

Chapter 14 Management Development for Well-Being and Survival: Developing the Whole Person 295
Rosemary Maellaro and J. Lee Whittington

Chapter 15 Coaching in Organizations 329
Helen Williams and Stephen Palmer

Chapter 16 Women’s Coping: Communal Versus Individualistic Orientation 353
Pamela A. Geller, Stevan E. Hobfoll and Carla Dunahoo

Chapter 17 Employee Assistance Programs: A Research-Based Primer 383
Mark Attridge

Part V: Organizational Approaches to Health andWell-Being 409

Chapter 18 Organizational Culture, Leadership, Change and Stress 411
Manfred Kets de Vries, Laura Guillén Ramo and Konstantin Korotov

Chapter 19 Building Interventions to Improve Staff Well-Being 427
Gordon Tinline and Ben Moss

Chapter 20 Stress and Effectiveness: An Approach for Changing Organizational Culture 445
Marc J. Schabracq and Iva Smit

Chapter 21 Epilogue 471
Cary L. Cooper, James Campbell Quick and Marc J. Schabracq

Index 477

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