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

Promoting Workplace Well-Being: A Critical Approach

byN. ThompsonEditorJ. 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.
SETH ALLCORN, PhD is the Vice President for Business and Finance for the University of New England. Dr Allcorn has over twenty years of experience working with physicians, hospitals and academic medical centres. He has served as Associate and Assistant Dean for three schools of medicine and as a medicine department administrator at a f...
Title:Promoting Workplace Well-Being: A Critical ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:229 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:October 22, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230221920

ISBN - 13:9780230221925


Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: WORKPLACE PROBLEMS Stress; N.Thompson Conflict, Aggression and Bullying; N.Thompson  & L.Brooksbank Drug and Alcohol Problems; I.Madoc Jones Mental Health Problems; S.Desai Racism; G.Singh Loss, Grief and Trauma; N.Thompson  & 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; Mello A Hong Kong Perspective; S.Ng An Australian Perspective; J.Bottomley A Greek Perspective; V.Ioakimidis An Indian Perspective; G.Prem Singh Conclusion References Index

Editorial Reviews

'This refreshingly well presented volume is packed with information and ideas, excellently printed and bound for easy handling and reading - an all too rare feature in the current painful practice of 'mini-print' - The RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal