Doing the Right Thing: The Importance of Wellbeing in the Workplace

Paperback | December 15, 2011

byTheo Theobald, Cary Cooper

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A common metaphor for modern life is "keep the plates spinning," but it is becoming increasingly hard to balance professional and private lives, and thistakes its toll. The authors examine the working relationship between the organisation and employee, andestablish new ways that managers can broker a better deal for all concerned.

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A common metaphor for modern life is "keep the plates spinning," but it is becoming increasingly hard to balance professional and private lives, and thistakes its toll. The authors examine the working relationship between the organisation and employee, andestablish new ways that managers can broker a better deal for all concerned.

Cary L Cooper is distinguished professor of Organisational Psychology at Lancaster University and a recognised authority on stress in the workplace. He has recently been instrumental in compiling a defining work on behalf of the U.K. government's Foresight project on Mental Capital and Wellbeing.Theo Theobald is an international busin...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 9.52 × 6.18 × 0.44 inPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230298443

ISBN - 13:9780230298446

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Work, What Is It Good For?
A Potted History Of Commerce
Case Study 1 - Working Parents
Case Study 2 - The Stuck, Stressed Middle Manager
Case Study 3 - Weary Workaholics
A Case For Change
Getting Better
Environomics - Workplaces That Are Designed To Work... Beautifully
Fit For Business - Brain Trained Staff With Healthier Minds And Bodies
Generosity - It Costs Less Than You Think
Chain Reaction - Linking Life Together Through Better Connections
Thirst For Knowledge = Zest For Life
Consolidation And Reflection