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Well-being and beyond : broadening the public and policy discourse

Author: Timo J Hämäläinen; Juliet Michaelson
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, [2014]
Series: New horizons in management.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Seldom is a work of non-fiction so essential to such a wide audience. The concept of well-being has been an elusive dream of humanity for centuries. It is spoken of in national vision statements and the dreams of poets. This book is the most concrete exploration to date of not only what well-being can mean to the individual but also what policy cast in a context of well-being can mean for the private sector as well  Read more...
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Well-being and beyond. Hämäläinen, J. Michaelson
(OCoLC)875133850
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Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timo J Hämäläinen; Juliet Michaelson
ISBN: 1783472901 9781783472901
OCLC Number: 875398917
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Contents: Contents:1. New Theories and Policies for Well-being: IntroductionJuliet Michaelson and Timo J. HamalainenPART I: THE NEED FOR COHERENCE2. In Search of Coherence: Sketching a Theory of Sustainable Well-beingTimo J. Hamalainen3. The Salutogenic Framework for Well-being: Implications for Public PolicyMonica Eriksson and Bengt Lindstrom4. Well-being and Well-becoming: Reauthorizing the Subject in Incoherent TimesMaureen O'Hara and Andrew LyonPART II: RESTORING THE CENTRALITY OF THE SOCIAL5. Understanding and Improving the Social Context of Well-beingJohn F. Helliwell6. Buying Alone: How the Decreasing American Happiness Turned into the Current Economic CrisisStefano Bartolini7. Creating Supportive Environments to Foster Reasonableness and Achieve Sustainable Well-beingAvik Basu, Rachel Kaplan and Stephen KaplanPART III: REVISING ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES8. What Implications Does Well-being Science Have for Economic Policy?Charles Seaford9. Well-being in OrganizationsJill Flint-Taylor and Cary L. CooperPART IV: POLICY RESPONSES10. The Politics of ConsciousnessMihaly Csikszentmihalyi11. Well-being, Capitalism and Public Policy: From Generalization to GranularityGeoff Mulgan12. Well-being for Growth and Democracy in the EUAgnes Hubert13. Policies for Well-being and HealthPekka Puska14. Practical Models for Well-being Oriented PolicyJuliet MichaelsonIndex
Series Title: New horizons in management.
Responsibility: Timo J. Hämäläinen, Juliet Michaelson.

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