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Creating healthy workplaces : stress reduction, improved well-being, and organizational effectiveness

Author: Caroline Biron
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey : Gower Publishing Limited, [2014]
Series: Psychological and behavioral aspects of risk series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the implications of using a positive approach to a healthy workplace as opposed to a stress management one. Some of the interventions described in this book target individuals and their attitudes and behaviours, others target workplace relationships, work units and the wider organization. Outcomes such as reduced occurrences of smoking, obesity, depression, elevated blood pressure, accidents and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Creating healthy workplaces.
(DLC) 2013026261
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Biron
ISBN: 1409443116 9781409443117 9781472402400 1472402405
OCLC Number: 883608395
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 356 pages .).
Contents: Acknowledgements --
About editors --
Notes on contributors --
Preface --
Improving individual and organizational health : implementing and learning from interventions / Ronald J. Burke --
Creating healthy workplaces : models and approaches --
Work and the dynamics of development : an integrated model / Antonella Delle Fave and Marta Bassi --
The who global approach to protecting and promoting health at work / Evelyn Kortum --
ACT : a third wave behavioural-cognitive approach to creating healthy workplaces / Julie Ménard and Brent Beresford --
Work-life balance and physical health interventions --
Improving employee health and work-life balance: developing and validating a coaching-based able (achieving balance in life and employment) program / Arla Day, Lori Francis, Sonya Stevens, Joseph J. Hurrell, Jr. and Patrick McGrath --
A case study in the design, implementation, and evaluation of a worksite wellness program for reducing cardiovascular risks / Douglas W. Roblin, Brandi E. Robinson, Stacey A. Benjamin --
Effects of workplace-based physical exercise interventions on cost associated with sickness absence and on productivity / Ulrica von Thiele Schwarz; Henna Hasson and Petra Lindfors --
Services vouchers : tools to prevent stress and enhance wellbeing / Nathalie Renaudin --
Civility, engagement, and participation --
Civility, respect, and engagement in the workplace (CREW) : creating organizational environments that work for all / Katerine Osatuke, Maureen Cash, Linda Belton, and Sue R. Dyrenforth --
Crew as a work engagement intervention / Michael Leiter --
Participative climate as a key for creating healthy workplaces / Keiko Seki Sakakibara, Hirono Ishikawa, Yoshihiko Yamazaki --
Leadership interventions --
Transformational leadership training for managersá : effects on employee well-being / Kevin Kelloway & Meghan Donohoe --
How positive psychology and appreciative inquiry can help leaders create healthy workplaces / Sarah Lewis --
Implementing interventions --
Interventions to prevent mental health problems at work : facilitating and hindering factors / Jauvin N., Bourbonnais R., Vézina M., Brisson C. and Hegg-Deloye, S. --
Implementing an organizational intervention on quality of life at work : key elements and reflections / Caroline Biron, France St-Hilaire and Jean-Pierre Brun --
Merging occupational health, safety and health promotion with lean : an integrated systems approach (the leanhealth project) / Terese Stenfors-Hayes, Henna Hasson, Hanna Augustsson, Helena Hvitfeldt Forsberg, Ulrica von Thiele Schwarz --
Ehealth interventions for organizations --
potential benefits and implementation challenges / Henna Hasson, Ulrica von Thiele Schwarz, Karin Villaume, Dan Hasson --
Concluding remarks / Caroline Biron.
Series Title: Psychological and behavioral aspects of risk series.
Responsibility: edited by Caroline Biron, Ronald J. Burke and Cary L. Cooper.

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