Promoting Workplace Well-Being: A Critical Approach by N. Thompson

Promoting Workplace Well-Being: A Critical Approach

EditorN. Thompson, J. Bates

Hardcover | October 22, 2009

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Bringing together contributors from a wide range of disciplines, countries and perspectives this book provides a thought-provoking overview of the human dimension of the workplace. It covers workplace problems as well as potential solutions. Essential reading for anyone committed to making the workplace a humane and effective place.

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NEIL THOMPSON is a director of Avenue Consulting, a company based in Wales offering training and consultancy in relation to various aspects of well-being ( He has held full or honorary professorships at four UK universities and has been a speaker at conferences and seminars in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Spain,...
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Title:Promoting Workplace Well-Being: A Critical ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:October 22, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230221920

ISBN - 13:9780230221925

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Table of Contents

Preface * Acknowledgements * Introduction * PART I: WORKPLACE PROBLEMS * Stress--Neil Thompson * Conflict, aggression and bullying--N. Thompson and L. Brooksbank * Drug and alcohol problems--I. Madoc Jones * Mental health problems--S. Desai * Racism--G. Singh * Loss, grief and trauma--N. Thompson and S. Thompson * PART II: PROMOTING WELL-BEING *
Learning and development--J. Bates * Leadership--P. Gilbert * Managing sickness absence--M. Tehan * Women-friendly workplaces--B. Metcalf * Spirituality in the workplace--B. Moss * PART III: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES * A United States perspective--S. de Mello * A Hong Kong perspective--Siu-man Ng * An Australian perspective--J. Bottomley * A Greek perspective--V. Ioakimidis * An Indian perspective--G. Prem Singh * Conclusion * References * Index