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Workplace Wellbeing introduces both practitioners and psychologists to the principles of a psychologically healthy workplace. It combines theoretical, research-based, and best practice evidence to create a unifying framework through which to examine healthy workplaces.

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Workplace Well-being: How to Build Psychologically Healthy Workplaces by Arla Day

Workplace Wellbeing is a complete guide to understanding and implementing the principles of a psychologically healthy workplace for psychologists and other practitioners. * Grounded in the latest theory and research yet filled with plenty of case studies and proven techniques * Introduces the core components of psychologically healthy workplaces, including health and safety, leadership, employee involvement, development, recognition, work-life balance, culture and communication * Addresses important issues such as the role of unions, the importance of leadership, healthy workplaces in small businesses, respectful workplace cultures, and corporate social responsibility * Discusses factors that influence the physical safety of employees, as well as their physical and psychological health * Brings together stellar scholars from around the world, including the US, Canada, Europe, Israel, and Australia

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This book has a broad and international range of profession contributors. It gives a very comprehensive coverage of many psychological facets that influence a Healthy Workplace , this through a collection of diverse viewpoints. For a reader wishing to understand the good and bad influences that affect work, and what considerations that are needed to establish a Healthy Workplace , the book is highly recommended. (British Psychological Society, 15 November 2014)

About Arla Day

Arla Day is the Canada Research Chair and Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Saint Mary s University, Canada. She is a fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, and she is a founding member of both the CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and the Centre for Leadership Excellence, Canada. She chairs the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award committee in Nova Scotia, Canada, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to the health and safety of their employees. She is Associate Editor for the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. Her research and consulting focus on occupational health psychology, stress and well-being, healthy workplaces, work life interface, and workplace interventions. E. Kevin Kelloway is the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health Psychology and a Professor of Psychology at Saint Mary s University, Canada. He is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the Canadian Psychological Association, and the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology. In addition to serving on several editorial boards, he is Associate Editor of Work & Stress, section editor for Stress & Health, and associate editor for the Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance. He has published over 150 articles, chapters, and reports and has authored/edited 13 books. He maintains an active consulting practice in areas related to occupational health psychology and human resource management. Joseph J. Hurrell, Jr. is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Saint Mary s University in Halifax, Canada, and an affiliate of the Canadian National Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. He is the current Editor of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, which he cofounded. Prior to his current appointments, he was employed for over 30 years as a researcher and administrator by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). He has authored over 100 scientific publications and 8 books, serves on the advisory boards of major U.S. occupational health and safety research and education programs, and is internationally recognized for his work.

Table of Contents

About the Editors vii Contributors ix Preface xvi Part I Introduction 1 1 Building a Foundation for Psychologically Healthy Workplaces and Well-Being 3 Arla Day and Krista D. Randell 2 Business Benefits of a Healthy Workforce 27 Cary Cooper and Stephen Bevan 3 Positive Psychology and the Healthy Workplace 50 Stephanie Gilbert and E. Kevin Kelloway Part II The Psychologically Healthy Workplace 73 4 Occupational Health and Safety 75 Peter Y. Chen and Yiqiong Li 5 Introduction to Work Life Balance 95 Leslie B. Hammer and Caitlin A. Demsky 6 Employee Empowerment and Engagement 117 Marisa Salanova and Susana Llorens 7 Employee Development and Growth 142 Raymond A. Noe and Michael J. Tews 8 Employee Recognition 161 Lois E. Tetrick and Clifford R. Haimann 9 Culture, Communication, and Making Workplaces Healthier 175 David M. DeJoy and Lindsay J. Della Part III Building a Psychologically Healthy Workplace 203 10 Respectful Workplaces 205 Michael P. Leiter and Ashlyn Patterson 11 Leadership and Climate in a Psychologically Healthy Workplace 226 Karina Nielsen 12 Unions and Changes in Working Life: New Challenges, New Opportunities 245 Katharina Naswall and Magnus Sverke 13 Corporate Social Responsibility and Psychologically Healthy Workplaces 264 Jennifer L. Robertson and Julian Barling 14 Creating a Healthy Small Business 281 Sharon Clarke 15 Designing Healthy Workplaces 299 Catherine Loughlin and Danielle Mercer 16 Concluding Comments 324 Joseph J. Hurrell Jr. Index 334

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Workplace Well-being: How to Build Psychologically Healthy Workplaces by Arla Day
Arla Day
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