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Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific

Author: Maureen F Dollard; Akihito Shimazu; Rusli Nordin; Paula Brough; Michelle R Tuckey
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2014]
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It presents new research on psychosocial factors at work from an Asia Pacific perspective, introducing exciting new research on workaholism, bullying, work-life balance and conflict, work demands  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen F Dollard; Akihito Shimazu; Rusli Nordin; Paula Brough; Michelle R Tuckey
ISBN: 9789401789745 9401789746
OCLC Number: 872619534
Description: xi, 396 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: PART I: PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS AT WORK IN THE ASIA PACIFIC.- Chapter 1: The Context of Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific; Maureen F. Dollard, Akihito Shimazu, Rusli Bin Nordin, Paula Brough and Michelle R. Tuckey.- Chapter 2: Psychosocial Factors at Work in Japan, Korea, Australia and China; Norito Kawakami, Jungsun Park, Maureen F. Dollard and Junming Dai.-PART II: INNOVATIONS IN METHOD FOR WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY.- Chapter 3: Cultural Distinctiveness in Response Bias; Noboru Iwata.- Chapter 4: Timing in Methods for Studying Psychosocial Factors at Work; Christian Dormann and Bart Van de Ven.- Chapter 5: Momentary Measurement of Psychosocial Factors; Kazuhiro Yoshiuchi.- Chapter 6: A Multi-Level Study of Psychosocial Safety Climate, Challenge and Hindrance Demands, Employee Exhaustion, Engagement and Physical Health; Yulita, Mohd Awang Idris and Maureen F. Dollard.- Chapter 7: Comparing the Impact of Occupation-Specific and Generic Work Characteristics; Paula Brough and Amanda Biggs.- Chapter 8: Enacting Job Demands and Resources: Exploring Processes and Links with Individual Outcomes; Carolyn M. Boyd and Michelle R. Tuckey.- PART III: PSYCHOSOCIAL RISKS IN THE ASIA PACIFIC.- Chapter 9: Dominant Culture and Bullying; Personal Accounts of Workers in Malaysia; Sharon Kwan, Michelle R. Tuckey and Maureen F. Dollard.- Chapter 10: Australian and Japanese Differences in Predispositions to Anger: Looking at Targets of Interpersonal Anger in the Workplace; Sarven S. McLinton and Maureen F. Dollard.- Chapter 11: Workaholism and Work Addictions in Japanese Workers; Nobuko Matsuoka and Akihito Shimazu.- Chapter 12: Mental Health of the Unemployed in Japan; Miho Takahashi and Anthony H. Winefield.- PART IV: PHYSICAL HEALTH RISKS AT WORK.- Chapter 13: Using Evidence to Improve the Management Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders; Jodi Oakman.- Chapter 14: Psychosocial Factors and Physical Safety; Valerie O'Keeffe and Michelle R. Tuckey.- PART V: WORK-LIFE BALANCE.- Chapter 15: Malaysian Model of Work-Family Interface: Similar or Different from the West? Zaiton Hassan, Maureen F. Dollard and Anthony H. Winefield.- Chapter 16: Work-family Conflict and Worker Well-Being in China; Jian Li and Peter Angerer.- Chapter 17: Worklife Enrichment; Paula Brough, Zaiton Hassan and Mike O'Driscoll.- PART VI: INTERVENTIONS IN WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY.- Chapter 18: Individual Approaches Stress Management; Cindy Biding and Rusli Nordin.- Chapter 19: Organizational Interventions; Amanda Biggs, Andrew Noblet and Amanda Allisey.- Chapter 20: National Benchmarking and Standards for Psychosocial Factors; Tessa Bailey and Maureen F. Dollard.- VII: CONCLUSION.- Chapter 21: Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific: Final Thoughts and Future Research Directions; Paula Brough, Maureen F. Dollard and Michelle Tuckey.
Responsibility: Maureen F. Dollard, Akihito Shimazu, Rusli Bin Nordin, Paula Brough, Michelle R. Tuckey, editors.


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