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Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 1



Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 1

Jonathan Houdmont (Editor), Stavroula Leka (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-66154-3 March 2010 390 Pages


Published in association with the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP) and the Society for Occupational Health Psychology (SOHP), Contemporary Issues in Occupational Health Psychology is a definitive new series presenting state-of-the-art work by leading academics and practitioners in the field. Topics include workplace health intervention evaluation, economic stress and employee well-being, work-family positive spillover, psychological flexibility, and health at work. Contributors to this first volume include Arnold Bakker, Frank Bond, Maureen Dollard, Leslie Hammer, Robert Karasek, Michiel Kompier, Tahira Probst, Wilmar Schaufeli, Arie Shirom, Robert Sinclair, Toon Taris and Töres Theorell.
About the Editors.

List of Contributors.


1 A Multilevel Model of Economic Stress and Employee Well-Being (Robert R. Sinclair, Lindsay E. Sears, Tahira Probst, and Mark Zajack).

2 Developing New Ways of Evaluating Organizational-Level Interventions (Karina Nielsen, Raymond Randall, and Karl Bang Christensen).

3 Leadership and Employee Health: A Challenge in the Contemporary Workplace (Töres Theorell, Peggy Bernin, Anna Nyberg, Gabriel Oxenstierna, Julia Romanowska, and Hugo Westerlund).

4 Employee Burnout and Health: Current Knowledge and Future Research Paths (Arie Shirom).

5 Large-Scale Job Stress Interventions: The Dutch Experience (Toon W. Taris, Ingrid van der Wal, and Michiel A. J. Kompier).

6 The Neglected Employees: Work–Life Balance and a Stress Management Intervention Program for Low-Qualifi ed Workers (Christine Busch, Henning Staar, Carl Åborg, Susanne Roscher, and Antje Ducki).

7 Personal Resources and Work Engagement in the Face of Change (Machteld van den Heuvel, Evangelia Demerouti, Arnold B. Bakker, and Wilmar B. Schaufeli).

8 Work and Health: Curvilinearity Matters (Maria Karanika-Murray).

9 Peer Assistance Programs in the Workplace: Social Support Theory and the Provision of Effective Assistance to Employees in Need (Maya Golan, Yael Bacharach, and Peter Bamberger).

10 Individual Adaptation to the Changing Workplace: A Model of Causes, Consequences, and Outcomes (Jane D. Parent).

11 Building Psychosocial Safety Climate: Evaluation of a Socially Coordinated PAR Risk Management Stress Prevention Study (Maureen F. Dollard and Robert A. Karasek).

12 Internet Addiction and the Workplace (Noreen Tehrani).

13 Organizational Culture and Knowledge Management Systems for Promoting Organizational Health and Safety (Dolores Díaz-Cabrera, Estefanía Hernández-Fernaud, Yeray Ramos-Sapena, and Sara Casenave).

14 Work–Family Positive Spillover: Where Have We Been and What Lies Ahead? (Kristi L. Zimmerman and Leslie B. Hammer).

15 The Impact of Psychological Flexibility and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) on Health and Productivity at Work (Frank W. Bond, Paul E. Flaxman, Marc J. P. M. van Veldhoven, and Michal Biron).

16 Corporate Social Responsibility and Psychosocial Risk Management (Stavroula Leka, Gerard Zwetsloot, and Aditya Jain).

17 Risk Factors, Consequences, and Management of Aggression in Healthcare Environments (Benjamin Brooks, Alice Staniford, Maureen Dollard, and Richard J. Wiseman).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

"Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduate through professional collections in business, health, and psychology." (Choice, 1 March 2011)

"Though, as may be expected, some chapters are stronger as a review than others, this first volume of a series on contemporary OHP by Nottingham University and Wiley-Blackwell is a commendable initiative." (Scandinavian Journal of Work, 2011)