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International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 3048783
  • Book
  • June 2015
  • Region: Global
  • 512 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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 L. Cooper
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