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International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 3048783
  • Book
  • June 2015
  • Region: Global
  • 512 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Now in its third edition, this authoritative handbook offers a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of work and health psychology. - Updated edition of a highly successful handbook - Focuses on the applied aspects of work and health psychology - New chapters cover emerging themes in this rapidly growing  field - Prestigious team of editors and contributors
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About the Editors ix

List of Contributors xi

Chapter 1 Introduction 1
Cary L. Cooper, James Campbell Quick and Marc J. Schabracq

Part I: The Context ofWork and Health Today 7

Chapter 2 Health andWell-Being: The Role of the Psychological Contract 9
David Guest and Neil Conway

Chapter 3 The Social Context of Work Life: Implications for Burnout and Work Engagement 25
Michael P. Leiter and Naomi Stright

Chapter 4 The Effects of Job Strain on Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease 49
Arie Shirom, Galit Armon, Shlomo Berliner, Itzhak Shapira and Samuel Melamed

Chapter 5 Sickness Presenteeism and Attendance Pressure Factors: Implications for Practice 77
Caroline Biron and Per Øystein Saksvik

Part II: Individual Differences and Health 97

Chapter 6 Individual Differences, Work Stress and Health 99
Norbert K. Semmer and Laurenz L. Meier

Chapter 7 Gender and Work Stress: Unique Stressors, Unique Responses 123
Faye K. Cocchiara and Myrtle P. Bell

Chapter 8 Work Experiences, Stress and Health among Managerial Women: Research and Practice 147
Ronald J. Burke and Astrid M. Richardsen

Part III: The Role ofWorkplace Factors on Health 171

Chapter 9 The Role of Job Control in Employee Health and Well-Being 173
Paul E. Spector

Chapter 10 Stress and Careers 197
Yehuda Baruch

Chapter 11 New Technologies and Stress 221
Kai-Christoph Hamborg and Siegfried Greif

Chapter 12 Flexibility at Work in Relation to Employee Health 251
T¨ores Theorell

Chapter 13 Acute Stress at Work 269
Rolf J. Kleber and Peter G. van der Velden

Part IV: Supporting Individuals atWork 293

Chapter 14 Management Development for Well-Being and Survival: Developing the Whole Person 295
Rosemary Maellaro and J. Lee Whittington

Chapter 15 Coaching in Organizations 329
Helen Williams and Stephen Palmer

Chapter 16 Women’s Coping: Communal Versus Individualistic Orientation 353
Pamela A. Geller, Stevan E. Hobfoll and Carla Dunahoo

Chapter 17 Employee Assistance Programs: A Research-Based Primer 383
Mark Attridge

Part V: Organizational Approaches to Health andWell-Being 409

Chapter 18 Organizational Culture, Leadership, Change and Stress 411
Manfred Kets de Vries, Laura Guill´en Ramo and Konstantin Korotov

Chapter 19 Building Interventions to Improve Staff Well-Being 427
Gordon Tinline and Ben Moss

Chapter 20 Stress and Effectiveness: An Approach for Changing Organizational Culture 445
Marc J. Schabracq and Iva Smit

Chapter 21 Epilogue 471
Cary L. Cooper, James Campbell Quick and Marc J. Schabracq

Index 477

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Cary Cooper Lancaster University Management School, UK.

James Campbell Quick University of Texas at Arlington, USA.

Marc J. Schabracq University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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