New edition focuses much more on linking research to practice and has 10 more chapters.
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
Table of Contents
About the Editors.
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.
The Effects of Work Stress on Health (A.
Individual Differences, Work Stress and
Health (N. Semmer).
Job Control, Physical Health and
Psychological Well-Being (F. Jones and B.
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.
A Risk Management Approach to the Prevention
of Work Stress (T. Cox, et al.).
Part III: SPECIFIC ISSUES IN WORK AND HEALTH
New Technologies and Stress (K. Hamborg and
Women's Coping: Communal Versus
Individualistic Orientation (S. Hobfoll, et
Work Experiences, Stress and Health among
Managerial Women: Research and Practice (R.
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.
Policies and Strategies for the Second Career
Half (M. Schabracq).
Acute Stress at Work (R. Kleber and P. van
Burnout: An Overview of 25 Years of Research
and Theorizing (W. Schaufeli and B. Buunk).
Part IV: PREVENTIVE AND CURATIVE
Job Design and Well-Being (M. Kompier).
Organizational Learning (J. Meyer).
Management Development, Well-Being and Health
in the Twenty-First Century (J. Whittington,
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.
Coaching and Counselling in Organizational
Psychology (J. Meyer).
What an Organisation Can Do about its
Employees' Well-Being and Health: An Overview
Epilogue (M. Schabracq, et al.).