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Handbook of Managerial Behavior and Occupational Health

Edited by Alexander-Stamatios G. Antoniou, Assistant Professor of Psychology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, Professor Sir Cary L. Cooper, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK, George P. Chrousos, Professor of Pediatrics and Chairman, First Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens Medical School, Greece, Charles D. Spielberger, Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology and Director, Center for Research in Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology, University of South Florida, US and Michael William Eysenck, Professor, Psychology Department, Royal Holloway, the University of London, UK
This exciting Handbook provides an authoritative and comprehensive overview of managerial behavior and occupational health.
Extent: 480 pp
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Publication Date: 2009
ISBN: 978 1 84844 095 1
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  • Business and Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Economics and Finance
  • Economic Psychology
This exciting Handbook provides an authoritative and comprehensive overview of managerial behavior and occupational health.

Containing both theoretical and empirical contributions written by eminent academics, the Handbook covers a range of factors that influence behavior including migration and health, job insecurity, the impact of age diversity, work stress and health in the context of social inequality as well as occupational health from a psychological perspective.

It is an essential reference tool to further research on psychology, stress and understanding the behaviors of health within working environments. The book will be invaluable to academics and students in the fields of occupational health.
‘The reader will find the articles themselves very well-written and well-researched. . . this book would best be utilized as a reference tool for a researcher or as a reader for a masters- or doctoral-level course in organizational studies, industrial or organizational psychology. . . this text will be extremely valuable.’
– Jeffrey D. Yergler, Leadership & Organization Development Journal
Contributors: A.-S.G. Antoniou, A. Arenas, T.A. Beehr, W.P. Beiglböck, R.S. Bhagat, R.E. Boyatzis, D.M. Breaux, E. Briones, C. Brotherton, W.J. Casper, G.P. Chrousos, R. Cieslak, C.L. Cooper, S.E. Crozier, M. Dalla, M.J. Davidson, C.A. Davis, C. Deighan, P. Dewe, M.W. Eysenck, S. Feselmayer, R. Flin, A. Furnham, S. Gascón, S.I. Grebner, D. Holman, B.M. Hughes, E. Kenner, B. Kirkcaldy, V. Kuznetsov, T. Lansdown, M.P. Leiter, E.A. Locke, M.L. London, M. Macik-Frey, B. Martínez-Jarreta, K. Matsa, C. Menni, T.P. Munyon, D.L. Nelson, K. Niven, A. Omar, P.L. Perrewé, A.M. Pines, J.C. Quick, J.D. Quick, K.-H. Schmidt, G. Siefen, J. Siegrist, C.D. Spielberger, H. Steensma, J.E. Swanberg, C. Tabernero, P. Totterdell, J. Wegge, A. Weinberg, M. Zeidner
Contents:

Foreword
Ayala Malach Pines

Preface

PART I: CONCEPTUALIZATION AND THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
1. Occupational Health Psychology: From Preventive Medicine to Psychologically Healthy Workplaces
Marilyn Macik-Frey, Jonathan D. Quick, James Campbell Quick and Debra L. Nelson

2. When Stress is Less (Harmful)
Terry A. Beehr and Simone I. Grebner

3. Leadership Development from a Complexity Perspective
Richard E. Boyatzis

4. Addiction at Work: A Challenge for Occupational Health Psychology
Wolfgang P. Beiglböck and Senta Feselmayer

5. Coping and Appraisals in a Work Setting: A Closer Examination of the
Relationship
Philip Dewe

PART II: SPECIFIC ISSUES IN ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
6. The Impact of Age Diversity in Teams on Group Performance,
Innovation and Health
Jürgen Wegge and Klaus-Helmut Schmidt

7. Single Childfree Adults: The Work–Life Stress of an Unexpected Group
Wendy J. Casper and Jennifer E. Swanberg

8. Russian Managers and Doctors’ Indexes of Latent Motivation Associated with Social Frustration
Vladimirn Kuznetsov

9. Enhancing Occupational Safety: Non-Technical Skills
Rhona Flin

10. The Moderating Role of Interpersonal Justice on the Relationship between Eysenckian Personality Dimensions and Employee Voice and Employee Silence
Alicia Omar

11. ‘Unhealthy’ Relationships at Work and Emerging Ethical Issues
Alexander-Stamatios G. Antoniou

PART III: OCCUPATIONAL STRESS, WELL-BEING AND HEALTH
12. How Altruism Undermines Mental Health and Happiness
Edwin A. Locke and Ellen Kenner

13. Work Stress and Health in the Context of Social Inequality
Johannes Siegrist and Cristina Menni

14. The Challenges Facing the Temporary Workforce: An Examination of Stressors, Well-being Outcomes and Gender Differences
Sarah E. Crozier and Marilyn J. Davidson

15. Affect Regulation and Well-being in the Workplace: An International Perspective
Karen Niven, Peter Totterdell and David Holman

16. Well-being and Stress in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Chris Brotherton, Carolyn Deighan and Terry Lansdown

PART IV: PROFESSIONAL BURNOUT, COPING AND PREVENTION
17. Value Congruence, Burnout, and Culture: Similarities and Contrasts for Canadian and Spanish Nurses
Michael P. Leiter, Santiago Gascón and Begoña Martínez-Jarreta

18. Coping with Burnout: A Theoretical Perspective and a Corresponding Measure
Ayala Malach Pines

19. Implications of Burnout for Health Professionals
Timothy P. Munyon, Denise M. Breaux and Pamela L. Perrewé

20. Self-efficacy Training Programs to Cope with Highly Demanding Work Situations and Prevent Burnout
Carmen Tabernero, Alicia Arenas and Elena Briones

21. The Relationship between Unfairness, Bullying, Stress and Health Problems in Organizations
Herman Steensma

PART V: IMMIGRATION, ACCULTURATION AND HEALTH
22. Immigration, Unemployment and Career Counseling: A Multicultural Perspective
Alexander-Stamatios G. Antoniou and Marina Dalla

23. Migration and Health: Psychosocial Determinants
Bruce Kirkcaldy, Adrian Furnham and Georg Siefen

24. Acculturative Stress in Professional Immigrants: Towards a Cultural Theory of Stress
Rabi S. Bhagat, Charlotte A. Davis and Manuel L. London

25. Immigration, Acculturation and Drug Abuse: Multicultural Aspects of Treatment
Marina Dalla, Alexander-Stamatios G. Antoniou and Katerina Matsa

PART VI: EMOTION AT WORK
26. Emotional Intelligence and Coping with Occupational Stress: What Have We Learned So Far?
Moshe Zeidner

27. The Relationship between the Psychological Contract and Emotional Labour at Work and the Implications for Psychological Well-being and Organizational Functioning
Aashley Weinberg

PART VII: SOCIAL SUPPORT ASPECTS
28. Stress, Social Support and Blood Pressure: Worktime–Downtime Distinctions
Brian M. Hughes

29. Social Support in the Work Stress Context
Roman Cieslak

Index