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Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, Volume III, Work and Wellbeing

Book Description

Part of the six-volume reference set Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, this volume is a comprehensive look at wellbeing in the workplace at organizational, managerial, and individual levels.

  • Discusses the implications of theory and practice in the field of workplace wellbeing

  • Incorporates not only coverage of workplace stress in relation to wellbeing, but also aspects of positive psychology

  • Explores the role of governments in promoting work place well being

  • Part of the six-volume set Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, which brings together leading research on wellbeing from across the social sciences

  • Topics include work-life balance; coping strategies and characters of individuals; characteristics of workplaces and organizational strategies that are conducive to wellbeing; and many more

  • Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide
    3. Title Page
    4. Copyright
    5. About the Editors
    6. Contributors
    7. Full Contents of Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide
    8. Introduction to Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide
      1. The Volumes in the Series
      2. References
    9. Part 1: Introduction
      1. Chapter 1: Introduction
        1. References
      2. Chapter 2: Conceptualizing and Measuring Wellbeing at Work
        1. Wellbeing in Life
        2. Wellbeing at Work
        3. Conclusion
        4. References
    10. Part 2: Resources, Coping, and Control
      1. Chapter 3: Job Demands–Resources Theory
        1. Introduction
        2. Early Models
        3. Job Demands–Resources Theory
        4. JD-R Interventions
        5. Conclusion
        6. References
      2. Chapter 4: Positive Psychology and Coping
        1. Introduction
        2. A Brief Interlude on Coping Research
        3. From Stress to Emotions
        4. The Role of Positive Emotions
        5. Coping Strategies
        6. Coping Effectiveness
        7. Other Developments
        8. Conclusions
        9. References
      3. Chapter 5: The Role of Workplace Control in Positive Health and Wellbeing
        1. Introduction
        2. The Nature of Control
        3. Lack of Control and Stress
        4. Control and Positive Outcomes at Work
        5. Perceived Control and Objective Control
        6. Evidence for Control–Positive Outcome Relationships
        7. Control-Related Personality Variables
        8. Conclusions and Future Directions
        9. References
    11. Part 3: Happy Workers and Happy Organizations
      1. Chapter 6: The Happy Worker
        1. Introduction
        2. How are Happy Workers Conceptualized?
        3. The Happy–Productive Worker Thesis
        4. Job Satisfaction and Worker Performance
        5. Significance of the Happy–Productive Worker Thesis
        6. Positive Organizational Scholarship
        7. What Factors Would Facilitate and Inhibit in the Course of Being Happy Workers?
        8. Outcomes (Individual, Work, Family, Life, etc.) of Being Happy Workers
        9. Summary and Conclusion
        10. References
      2. Chapter 7: Organizational Characteristics of Happy Organizations
        1. Introduction
        2. Defining Happiness
        3. Measuring Happiness at Work
        4. The Happiness of Wellbeing
        5. Happiness as Satisfaction, Commitment, and Engagement
        6. Enhancing Happiness at Work
        7. The Happiness of Stress and the Stress of Happiness
        8. Daily Progress, Happiness, and Performance
        9. Conclusion
        10. References
    12. Part 4: Character and Wellbeing
      1. Chapter 8: Character and Wellbeing
        1. Organizational Research on Wellbeing
        2. Character Defined
        3. Character and Wellbeing
        4. Future Research Directions
        5. Concluding Thoughts
        6. References
      2. Chapter 9: Stress, Health, and Wellbeing in Practice
        1. Stress: A Double-Edged Sword
        2. Positive Pathways to Health and Wellbeing
        3. Strength of Character
        4. Self-Awareness
        5. Socialized Power Motivation
        6. Requisite Self-Reliance
        7. Diverse Professional Supports
        8. Summary and Integration of the Five Pathways
        9. Stress and Health Promotion Interventions
        10. Conclusion
        11. References
    13. Part 5: Organizational Strategies to Promote Wellbeing
      1. Chapter 10: Cancer, Work, and the Quality of Working Life
        1. Overview
        2. The Accommodation Adaptation Intervention Paradigm
        3. Background: Cancers and Work
        4. Review Method
        5. Accommodation by the Organization
        6. Individual Adaptation: An Organizational Perspective
        7. Discussion
        8. References
      2. Chapter 11: Lead Well, Be Well
        1. Introduction
        2. Leadership and Employee Wellbeing
        3. Abusive Supervision
        4. Laissez-Faire Leadership
        5. Transformational Leadership
        6. Looking to the Future
        7. Conclusion
        8. References
      3. Chapter 12: Organizational Coping Strategies and Wellbeing
        1. Early-Stage Broad Strategies
        2. Mid-Stage Group and Individual Strategies
        3. Late-Stage Narrow Strategies
        4. Summary of Benefits and Limitations
        5. References
      4. Chapter 13: Workplace Mistreatment
        1. Introduction
        2. Incivility: What It Is and What It Is Not
        3. Measurement
        4. Origin
        5. Consequences of Incivility
        6. Solving the Incivility Problem
        7. Future Directions and Concluding Remarks
        8. References
      5. Chapter 14: The Sustainable Workforce
        1. Sustainable Workforce, Work–Life Balance, and Wellbeing: Conceptualization and Linkages
        2. Organizational Strategies to Foster a Sustainable Workforce
        3. Conclusions and Future Directions
        4. References
      6. Chapter 15: Development of a Theoretically Grounded Model of Sexual Harassment Awareness Training Effectiveness
        1. General Model of SHA Training Effectiveness
        2. Centrality of Motivation and Cynicism
        3. Pre-Training Conditions Influencing SHA Training Effectiveness
        4. Possible SHA Training Outcomes
        5. Implications and Future Directions
        6. References
      7. Chapter 16: The Working Wounded
        1. Stigma and Return to Work
        2. Predicting Stigma for Returning Workers
        3. Safety Climate
        4. Managing Stigma in Return to Work
        5. Conclusion
        6. References
      8. Chapter 17: Job Stress in University Academics
        1. Introduction
        2. The Sources of Work Stress in Universities
        3. Effects of Work Stress in Universities
        4. Interventions
        5. Methodological Critique of Work Stress Research in the Academic Profession
        6. National University Stress Study
        7. Conclusions
        8. References
    14. Part 6: From Research to National Policy
      1. Chapter 18: Longitudinal Research in Occupational Stress
        1. What Constitutes (Good) Longitudinal Research?
        2. Objectives of Longitudinal Research
        3. Methodological Considerations in Longitudinal Research
        4. Longitudinal Research Designs
        5. Concluding Comments
        6. References
      2. Chapter 19: Measuring Wellbeing in Modern Societies
        1. Introduction
        2. Wellbeing Policy in the United Kingdom
        3. Approach to Wellbeing Measurement and Early Results
        4. Reflecting Wellbeing in Policy Decisions
        5. Closing Remarks
        6. Disclaimer
        7. References
    15. Index