About the Author
Cary C. Cooper is Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health at the Manchester School of Management, UMIST. He has authored over 80 books and 300 scholarly articles on different aspects of occupational health in general and stress in particular, and is a frequent contributor to the media. He is founding editor of the Journal of Organisational Behaviour, co-editor of Stress Medicine and the International Journal of Management Review. He is a Fellow of the BPS, the Royal Society of Arts, the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal Society of Health. Currently, Professor Cooper is President of the British Academy of Management, a Companion of the Institute of Management and a Fellow of the American Academy of Management.
Cheryl Travers teaches in the Business School, Loughborough University, where she has held several post the most recent being Director of Doctoral Training. Her research interests and publication are various: occupational stress, management of change, women in management, and the impact of personality type on adaptation to work. She acts as a Consultant in most areas of management development, in particular, stress management and the management of change, to clients in both the public and the private sectors. She is co-author with Cary Cooper, of Teachers Under Pressure: Stress in the Teaching Profession, published by Routledge.
David J. van Maanen is a psychologist and business administration consultant on the implementation of change in both profit and non-profit organisations. His work includes coaching managers and teams in goal-setting and realising change. He also teaches the subject of organisational health to post-graduates in the Netherlands.