Management and Happiness

Management and Happiness


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This authoritative book brings together many of the leading published articles in the field of workplace wellbeing and happiness. It highlights the costs of a lack of wellbeing at work, what research suggests are the sources of depleted and enhanced wellbeing, as well as happiness at work. It also looks at the issue of what interventions are necessary to promote wellbeing and happiness in the workplace. Including an original introduction by the editors, this book will be an essential resource for anyone interested in this important area.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857939920
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 09/13/2013
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Edited by Professor Sir Cary Cooper, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester and Ivan T. Robertson, Founding Director, Robertson Cooper Ltd, Emeritus Professor, University of Manchester and Visiting Professor of Organizational Psychology, Leeds University Business School, UK

Table of Contents

Introduction Cary L. Cooper and Ivan T. Robertson
1. Ilona Boniwell and Jane Henry (2007), ‘Developing Conceptions of Well-being: Advancing Subjective, Hedonic and Eudaimonic Theories’
2. Barbara L. Fredrickson (2001), ‘The Role of Positive Emotions in Positive Psychology: The Broaden-and-Build Theory of Positive Emotions’
3. Yoichi Chida and Andrew Steptoe (2008), ‘Positive Psychological Well-Being and Mortality: A Quantitative Review of Prospective Observational Studies’
4. Paul Dolan, Tessa Peasgood and Mathew White (2008), ‘Do We Really Know What Makes Us Happy? A Review of the Economic Literature on the Factors Associated with Subjective Well-being’
5. Julian Barling and Jennifer Carson (2010), ‘The Impact of Management Style on Mental Wellbeing at Work’
6. Brad Gilbreath and Philip G. Benson (2004), ‘The Contribution of Supervisor Behaviour to Employee Psychological Well-being’
7. Kara A. Arnold, Nick Turner, Julian Barling, E. Kevin Kelloway and Margaret C. McKee (2007), ‘Transformational Leadership and Psychological Well-Being: The Mediating Role of Meaningful Work’
8. Fehmidah Munir, Karina Nielsen and Isabella Gomes Carneiro (2010), ‘Transformational Leadership and Depressive Symptoms: A Prospective Study’
9. Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe, John Alban-Metcalfe, Margaret Bradley, Jeevi Mariathasan and Chiara Samele (2008), ‘The Impact of Engaging Leadership on Performance, Attitudes to Work and Wellbeing at Work: A Longitudinal Study’
10. Margaret Lindorff, Les Worrall and Cary Cooper (2011), ‘Managers’ Well-being and Perceptions of Organizational Change in the UK and Australia’
11. Aline D. Masuda, Steven A.Y. Poelmans, Tammy D. Allen, Paul E. Spector, Laurent M. Lapierre, Cary L. Cooper, Nureya Abarca, Paula Brough, Pablo Ferreiro, Guillermo Fraile, Luo Lu, Chang-Qin Lu, Oi Ling Siu, Michael P. O’Driscoll, Alejandra Suarez Simoni, Saturo Shima and Ivonne Moreno-Velaquez (2012), ‘Flexible Work Arrangements Availability and their Relationship with Work-to-Family Conflict, Job Satisfaction, and Turnover Intentions: A Comparison of Three Country Clusters’
12. James K. Harter, Frank L. Schmidt and Corey L.M. Keyes (2003), ‘Well-being in the Workplace and its Relationship to Business Outcomes: A Review of the Gallup Studies’
13. Russell Cropanzano and Thomas A. Wright (1999), ‘A 5-Year Study of Change in the Relationship Between Well-Being and Job Performance’
14. Ian Donald, Paul Taylor, Sheena Johnson, Cary Cooper, Susan Cartwright and Susannah Robertson (2005), ‘Work Environments, Stress, and Productivity: An Examination Using ASSET’
15. Fred Luthans, Bruce J. Avolio, James B. Avey and Steven M. Norman (2007), ‘Positive Psychological Capital: Measurement and Relationship with Performance and Satisfaction’
16. Russell Cropanzano and Thomas A. Wright (2001), ‘When a “Happy” Worker is Really a “Productive” Worker: A Review and Further Refinement of the Happy-Productive Worker Thesis’
17. Barry M. Staw, Robert I. Sutton and Lisa H. Pelled (1994), ‘Employee Positive Emotion and Favorable Outcomes at the Workplace’
18. Ivan T. Robertson and Cary L. Cooper (2010), ‘Full Engagement: The Integration of Employee Engagement and Psychological Well-being’
19. Ivan T. Robertson, Alex Jansen Birch and Cary L. Cooper (2012), ‘Job and Work Attitudes, Engagement in Employee Performance: Where Does Psychological Well-being Fit In?’
20. Arie Shirom, Simona Shechter Gilboa, Yitzhak Fried and Cary L. Cooper (2008), ‘Gender, Age and Tenure as Moderators of Work-related Stressors’ Relationships with Job Performance: A Meta-Analysis’
21. Carol D. Ryff, Burton H. Singer and Gayle Dienberg Love (2004), ‘Positive Health: Connecting Well-being with Biology’
22. Thomas A. Wright, Russell Cropanzano, Douglas G. Bonett and W. John Diamond (2009), ‘The Role of Employee Psychological Well-being in Cardiovascular Health: When the Twain Shall Meet’
23. E.B. Faragher, C.L. Cooper and S. Cartwright (2004), ‘A Shortened Stress Evaluation Tool (ASSET)’
24. Peter Hills and Michael Argyle (2002), ‘The Oxford Happiness Questionnaire: A Compact Scale for the Measurement of Psychological Well-being’
25. Michele M. Tugade and Barbara L. Fredrickson (2004), ‘Resilient Individuals Use Positive Emotions to Bounce Back from Negative Emotional Experiences’
26. Teresa M. Amabile, Sigal G. Barsade, Jennifer S. Mueller and Barry M. Staw (2005), ‘Affect and Creativity at Work’
27. Pamela J. Feldman, Sheldon Cohen, William J. Doyle, David P. Skoner and Jack M. Gwaltney, Jr. (1999), ‘The Impact of Personality on the Reporting of Unfounded Symptoms and Illness’
28. Frank W. Bond and David Bunce (2000), ‘Mediators of Change in Emotion-Focused and Problem-Focused Worksite Stress Management Interventions’
29. Brenda Gardner, John Rose, Oliver Mason, Patrick Tyler and Delia Cushway (2005), ‘Cognitive Therapy and Behavioural Coping in the Management of Work-related Stress: An Intervention Study’
30. Dan Hasson, Ulla Maria Anderberg, Töres Theorell and Bengt B. Arnetz (2005), ‘Psychophysiological Effects of a Web-based Stress Management System: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Intervention Study of IT and Media Workers’
31. Richard Layard (2006), ‘Happiness and Public Policy: A Challenge to the Profession’

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