With a focus on the applied aspects of work and health psychology and linking research with practice, Marc Schabracq, Jacques Winnubst and Cary Cooper have assembled authors in their respective fields. Together they identify not only the problems but also possible solutions to creating healthier work organizations.
This handbook is an unrivalled source of knowledge and references in the field an essential resource for libraries serving students, researchers and practitioners in work and organizational psychology, health psychology, occupational medicine, and human resource managers and policy–makers in the workplace.
Ronald J. Burke, Canada
Bram P. Buunk, The Netherlands
Neil Conway, UK
Cary L. Cooper, UK
Tom Cox, UK
M. de Best–Waldhober, The Netherlands
Carsten K. W. de Dreu, The Netherlands
Evangelia Demerouti, The Netherlands
Carla L. Dunahoo, USA
Ben [C]. Fletcher, UK
Pamela A. Geller, USA
Sabine A. E. Geurts, The Netherlands
Siegfried Greif, Germany
Amanda Griffiths, UK
David E. Guest, UK
Andrew Guppy, UK
Kai–Christoph Hamborg, Germany
Stevan E. Hobfoll, USA
Fiona Jones, UK
Rolf J. Kleber, The Netherlands
Michiel A. J Kompier, The Netherlands
John Marsden, UK
Joan L. Meyer, The Netherlands
Lawrence R. Murphy, USA
Paul B. Paulus, USA
James Campbell Quick, USA
Kathleen D. Ryan, USA
Marc J. Schabracq, The Netherlands
Wilmar B. Schaufeli, The Netherlands
Norbert K. Semmer, Switzerland
Arie Shirom, Israel
Töres Theorell, Sweden
Peter G. Van der Velden, The Netherlands
D. van Dierendonck, The Netherlands
James L. Whittington, USA
Jacques A. M. Winnubst, The Netherlands
List of Contributors.
Introduction (M. Schabracq, et al.).
PART I: UNDERSTANDING WORK AND HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY: THEORY AND CONCEPTS.
Everyday Well–Being and Stress in Work and Organisations (M. Schabracq).
Organisational Culture, Stress and Change (M. Schabracq).
The Effects of Work Stress on Health (A. Shirom).
Individual Differences, Work Stress and Health (N. Semmer).
Job Control, Physical Health and Psychological Well–Being (F. Jones and B. Fletcher).
The Psychological Contract, Health and Well–Being (D. Guest and N. Conway).
Flexibility at Work in Relation to Employee Health (T. Theorell).
PART II: RESEARCH AND DIAGNOSIS ISSUES.
Work and Health Psychology as a Scientific Discipline: Facing the Limits of the Natural Science Paradigm (A. Griffiths and M. Schabracq).
A Risk Management Approach to the Prevention of Work Stress (T. Cox, et al.).
Part III: SPECIFIC ISSUES IN WORK AND HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY.
New Technologies and Stress (K. Hamborg and S. Greif).
Women′s Coping: Communal Versus Individualistic Orientation (S. Hobfoll, et al.).
Work Experiences, Stress and Health among Managerial Women: Research and Practice (R. Burke).
Work/Non–Work Interface: A Review of Theories and Findings (S. Geurts and E. Demerouti).
Alcohol and Drug Misuse and the Organization (A. Guppy and J. Marsden).
Issues of the Second Career Half (M. Schabracq).
Policies and Strategies for the Second Career Half (M. Schabracq).
Acute Stress at Work (R. Kleber and P. van der Velden).
Burnout: An Overview of 25 Years of Research and Theorizing (W. Schaufeli and B. Buunk).
Part IV: PREVENTIVE AND CURATIVE INTERVENTIONS.
Job Design and Well–Being (M. Kompier).
Organizational Learning (J. Meyer).
Management Development, Well–Being and Health in the Twenty–First Century (J. Whittington, et al.).
Conflict at Work and Individual Well–Being (C. De Dreu, et al.).
Creating Shared Commitment for Results: How to Talk about Accountability (K. Ryan).
Stress Management at Work: Secondary Prevention of Stress (L. Murphy).
A FIT Approach to Work Stress and Health (B. Fletcher).
Coaching and Counselling in Organizational Psychology (J. Meyer).
What an Organisation Can Do about its Employees′ Well–Being and Health: An Overview (M. Schabracq).
Epilogue (M. Schabracq, et al.).