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Psychology for Organizational Success

Well-Being and Work

Towards a Balanced Agenda

Authors: Dewe, P., Cooper, C.

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Work and well-being is one of the fastest growing areas of concern to business, public sector and government. This book looks at the causes of stress in the modern work-place, and offers practical advice for managers on how to combat stress in their employees, and put in place strategies for developing a healthy workplace.

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PHILIP DEWE Vice-Master of Birkbeck and Professor of Organizational Behaviour in the Department of Organizational Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London, UK. He graduated with a Masters degree in Management and Administration from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, and with an MSc and PhD (in Organizational Psychology) from the London School of Economics. After a period of work in commerce in New Zealand he became a Senior Research Officer in the Work Research Unit, Department of Employment (UK). In 1980 he joined Massey University in New Zealand and headed the Department of Human Resource Management until joining the Department of Organizational Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London in 2000. Research interests include work stress and coping, emotions and human resource accounting. He is a member of the editorial board of Work & Stress and the International Journal of Stress Management and an Associate Editor of the American Journal of Heath Promotion. He has written widely in the area of work stress and coping.

CARY COOPER Distinguished Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at the Lancaster University Management
School, UK. He is the author of over 100 books, has written over 400 scholarly articles, and is a frequent contributor to
national newspapers, television and radio. He is a Fellow of the British Academy of Management and also of the US-based Academy of Management. In 2001 he was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, and he was Founding Chair of the Sunningdale Institute in the National School of Government, UK. He was also the lead scientist to the UK Government Office for Science on their Foresight program on Mental Capital and Wellbeing, and was appointed a member of the expert group on establishing guidance for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence on stress management in the workplace in
2009. Professor Cooper is Chair of the Academy of Social Sciences, President of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, President of RELATE, President of the Institute of Welfare and Patron of Anxiety UK. HR Magazine named him the 5th Most Influential Thinker in HR' in 2011. He was awarded the Lord Dearing Lifetime Achievement Award at the Times Higher Education Awards 2010.


Philip Dewe and Cary Cooper

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Well-Being and Work
Book Subtitle
Towards a Balanced Agenda
Authors
Series Title
Psychology for Organizational Success
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-36303-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230363038
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-24352-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31845-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 194
Topics