The Handbook of Work and Health Psychology. 2nd Edition

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  • 636 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Workplace health is now recognized as having major legal, financial and efficiency implications for organizations. The workplace itself has become a health issue. This new edition ofThe Handbook of Work and Health Psychology continues to provide a comprehensive, authoritative and current survey of this important field and its future territory.

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.

Contributors

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

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About the Editors.

List of Contributors.

Preface.

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.).

Index.
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Marc J. Schabracq
Jacques A. M. Winnubst
Cary L. Cooper
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