Managing Executive Health: Personal and Corporate Strategies for Sustained Success

Managing Executive Health: Personal and Corporate Strategies for Sustained Success

by James Campbell Quick, Cary L. Cooper, Joanne H. Gavin, Jonathan D. Quick
     
 

The health of managers, executives, and business leaders has a huge impact on the performance and prospects of modern organizations. This book argues for a positive approach to executive health, which emphasizes physical vigour, psychological well-being, spiritual vitality, and ethical integrity. See more details below

Overview

The health of managers, executives, and business leaders has a huge impact on the performance and prospects of modern organizations. This book argues for a positive approach to executive health, which emphasizes physical vigour, psychological well-being, spiritual vitality, and ethical integrity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521868587
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/21/2008
Pages:
237
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures

List of tables

List of spotlights

Foreword

1 Executive Health: competition and performance 1

2 The Achilles' heel: risk and vulnerability 20

3 Loneliness at the top 44

4 Work demands and travel 61

5 Professional crisis and personal tragedy 82

6 Executive women 99

7 Physical health 117

8 Psychological well-being 140

9 Spiritual vitality 161

10 Ethical character 177

11 A secure base for performing and achieving 193

Bibliography 211

Index 228

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