The Handbook of Work and Health Psychology

The Handbook of Work and Health Psychology

2. Aufl.

von: Marc J. Schabracq, Jacques A. M. Winnubst, Cary L. Cooper

203,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 28.03.2003
ISBN/EAN: 9780470855836
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 636

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Workplace health is now recognised as having major legal, financial and efficiency implications for organizations. Psychologists are increasingly called on as consultants or in house facilitators to help design work processes, assess and counsel individuals and advise on change management. The second edition of this handbook offers a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date survey of the field with a focus on the applied aspects of work and health psychology. An unrivalled source of knowledge and references in the field, for students and academics, this edition also reflects the need to relate research to effective and realistic interventions in the workplace. * Editors are outstanding leaders in their fields * Focuses on linking research to practice * Over 50% new chapters. New topics include Coping, The Psychological Contract and Health, Assessment and Measurement of Stress and Well-Being, the Effects of Change, and chapters of Conflict and Communication
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.
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 of The 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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