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How to Become a Mental Health Leader Within the Workplace

How to Become a Mental Health Leader Within the Workplace

by James Fairview
How to Become a Mental Health Leader Within the Workplace

How to Become a Mental Health Leader Within the Workplace

by James Fairview

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Overview

How to Become a Mental Health Leader Within the Workplace is a management book that takes a fresh look at workplace mental health. It is a ‘how to’ guide, based upon significant business leadership expertise, extensive research, interviews with individuals living with poor mental health and expert legal advice. It sets out a strategic, structured and systematic way to manage workplace mental health, based upon international legal principles, world-renowned physical health and safety management techniques and leading management methods, presenting an array of easy-to-understand and easy-to-implement ideas. This book aims to help leaders and managers take a proactive and preventative approach to the management of mental health at work, creating a framework within which interventions such as mindfulness and resilience training can sit. This book will help leaders and managers empathise with employees with poor mental health, develop a pro-mental health culture and manage employee perceptions of mental health at work. It will help employers discharge many of their legal obligations as they relate to workplace mental health, avoid negligence, identify and manage workplace mental health risks, manage employee engagement in the context of mental health and much, much more. The methods presented are supported by extensive research, critical thinking and rational argument. The book guides readers through the ‘what, how and why’ of workplace mental health management, with the aim of improving employee wellbeing and organisational productivity. How to Become a Mental Health Leader Within the Workplace is an essential aid for leaders and managers who want to explore the leadership and management aspects of mental health, helping them become a mental health leader where they work.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783241590
Publisher: Wordzworth Publishing
Publication date: 07/06/2020
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

James Fairview is a former Executive Director, with experience of shaping corporate governance, policy and strategy. He possesses three decades of leadership experience, gained in small and large enterprises, where he held sales management, operations management and general management positions. James holds two Master's degrees (including an MBA) and is qualified to the NEBOSH National General Certificate health and safety management standard. James has led operations in industries regulated by criminal law, held responsibility for health and safety in 'explosive atmosphere' environments and led teams with 1,000 people in the reporting line. With leadership expertise gained in highly regulated industries, a strategic and academic mind, and the spirit of an entrepreneur and disruptor, James Fairview takes a unique look at workplace mental health, bringing fresh insight to the rapidly developing management discipline.

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