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Well-being : productivity and happiness at work

Author: Ivan T Robertson; Cary L Cooper
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a practically-oriented book giving advice and evidence-based guidance to organizations and individuals on how to improve and sustain employee well-being to realise its positive impact. High levels of psychological well-being amongst employees translate into good news for the organization, including lower sickness-absence levels, attraction and retention of talented people, and more satisfied customers,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ivan T Robertson; Cary L Cooper
ISBN: 9780230249950 0230249957
OCLC Number: 682891197
Description: xv, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: For individuals --
For organizations --
Well-being and employee engagement --
Psychological well-being --
Measuring well-being and workplace factors --The whole person and psychological well-being --
Work and well-being --
Improving psychological well-being : personal development and resilience --
Improving well-being : building a healthy workplace --
Improving employee engagement and well-being in an NHS (National Health Service) trust --
Building an organizational culture of health --
Engaging in health and well-being --
The development of a comprehensive corporate health management system for well-being --
The journey toward organizational resilience at the University of Leeds --
Improving well-being at London Fire Brigade --
On the use of Internet-delivered interventions in worksite health promotion --
Mitigating the impact of an economic downturn on mental well-being --
Keeping pressure positive : improving well-being and performance in the NHS (National Health Service) through innovative leadership development.
Responsibility: Ivan Robertson and Cary Cooper.
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High levels of well-being at work is good for the employee and the organization. It means lower sickness-absence levels, better retention and more satisfied customers. People with higher levels of  Read more...

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