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The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Wellbeing

The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Wellbeing

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May 2021 | 696 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Wellbeing is a comprehensive and cutting-edge work providing the latest insights into a range of perspectives on organizational wellbeing, as well as highlighting global wellbeing issues and exploring new contexts. Topics covered include: digital working and social media, LGBTQIA+ identifications and work, suicide at work, refugee workers, and mental health. A multi- and inter-disciplinary work, this handbook embraces ideas and empirical work from a range of fields including psychology, business and management, economics, and science. This handbook draws together current knowledge whilst also outlining emerging issues and directions, making this an invaluable resource for students and researchers spanning a wide array of disciplines.

Part 1: Theoretical Perspectives

Part 2: International Issues and Contexts

Part 3: Developing Organizational Wellbeing

Part 4: Emerging Issues and Directions

Tony Wall, Cary L. Cooper, & Paula Brough
Chapter 1: Organizational Wellbeing: Introduction and Future Directions
Part 1: Theoretical Perspectives
Juliet Hassard, Kevin Teoh, Louise Thomson, & Holly Blake
Chapter 2: Understanding the cost of mental health at work: an integrative framework
Jack Evans, Helen Brewis, & Ivan Robertson
Chapter 3: Personality, wellbeing and wellbeing interventions
Hannes Zacher
Chapter 4: Wellbeing and age in organisational life
Ashlea C. Troth, Alannah Rafferty, & Peter J. Jordan
Chapter 5: Emotions and Wellbeing at Work: A Multilevel Perspective
Thomas D. McIlroy, Stacey L. Parker, & Blake M. McKimmie
Chapter 6: Requesting and Receiving Supervisor Support and the Implications for Organisational Wellbeing
James Campbell Quick
Chapter 7: Wellbeing and Work-Life Boundaries/Interfaces
José Atilano Pena-López, Paolo Rungo, & José Manuel Sánchez-Santos
Chapter 8: Social Capital and Wellbeing: The Role of Work and Family Relations across Cultures
Mustafa F. Özbilgin & Cihat Erbil
Chapter 9: Social Movements and Wellbeing in Organizations from Multilevel and Intersectional Perspectives: the case of the #blacklivesmatter movement
Michael Ungar
Chapter 10: Organizational Resilience: Complex, Multisystemic Processes During Periods of Stress
Part 2: International Issues and Contexts
Monideepa Tarafdar & Jean-François Stich
Chapter 11: Virtual Work, Technology and Wellbeing
Haziq Mehmood & Oi-ling Siu
Chapter 12: Intentions Behind the Use of Social Network Sites and its Association with Employees' Job Performance and Wellbeing
Elliroma Gardiner & Jonas Debrulle
Chapter 13: Intrapreneurship and wellbeing in organisations
Ann-Kathrin Kleine & Antje Schmitt
Chapter 14: Entrepreneurs' Psychological Wellbeing
Teresa A. Daniel
Chapter 15: Mergers, acquisitions and wellbeing in organisational life: The critical role of Human Resources
Maria Karanika-Murray, Caroline Biron, Valerie Hervieux, Zara Whysall, & Huijun Chen
Chapter 16: Presenteeism, health, and performance
Alys Bethan Einion-Waller
Chapter 17: LGBTQI Identities and Organisational Wellbeing
Victoria Ross, Sharna L. Mathieu, Katrina Witt, & Kairi Kõlves
Chapter 18: Preventing suicide in the workplace
Stephanie L. Gilbert & E. Kevin Kelloway
Chapter 19: Grief in the Workplace
Sanna Malinen, Katharina Näswall, & Tracy Hatton
Chapter 20: Employee Wellbeing in Post-Disaster Settings
Cheryl Y.S. Foo, Helen Verdeli, & Alvin Kuowei Tay
Chapter 21: Humanizing Work: Occupational Mental Health of Humanitarian Aid Workers
Part 3: Developing Organizational Wellbeing
Ian Hesketh
Chapter 22: Workplace interventions: individual, team, organisational
Rachael Jones-Chick & E. Kevin Kelloway
Chapter 23: The 3 Pillars of Mental Health in the Workplace: Prevention, Intervention, and Accommodation
Karina Nielsen, Carolyn Axtell, & Siobhan Taylor
Chapter 24: National approaches to wellbeing interventions: The UK Management Standards as an example
Simon Ellis Poole & Alison Clare Scott
Chapter 25: National arts and wellbeing policies and implications for wellbeing in organisational life
Marco Tagliabue
Chapter 26: Nudge theory applied to wellbeing at work
Justin James Kennedy & Lisa Leit
Chapter 27: Applications of neuroscience to improve wellbeing in organizational life
Yi-Ling Lai & Stephen Palmer
Chapter 28: Psychologically informed coaching interventions and workplace wellbeing
Part 4: Emerging Issues and Directions
Victoria Field & Anne Taylor
Chapter 29: Creative-reflective inquiries and wellbeing in organisations
Katharina Näswall, Jennifer Wong & Sanna Malinen
Chapter 30: Measuring Wellbeing in Organisational Contexts
Jana Patey, Emike Nasamu, Sara Connolly, Kevin Daniels, Rachel Nayani, & David Watson
Chapter 31: Evaluating Multicomponent Wellbeing Strategies: Theoretical and Methodological Insights
Jarrod Haar & Aksa Ghafoor
Chapter 32: Indigenous Peoples' Perspectives and Wellbeing in Organisational Life
Kevin Moore
Chapter 33: Play and wellbeing at work
Tony Wall & Richard Axtell
Chapter 34: Creative practices for wellbeing in organisations: an emerging scholarship of practice framework
The Kintsugi Collective
Chapter 35: Micro-activism and wellbeing: 1,000s of snowflakes and the potential avalanches
Florence Palpacuer
Chapter 36: Workers' resistance in defense of wellbeing in contemporary organizations
Scott Foster, Tony Wall, & Anna Foster
Chapter 37: Spiritual wellbeing in organisations
Raya A. Jones
Chapter 38: Posthumanism and wellbeing in the workplace
Jarrod Haar & David Brougham
Chapter 39: Artificial Intelligence, big data, robots and wellbeing in organisational life
Wilson Wong
Chapter 40: International and National Standards in Health, Safety and Wellbeing

This is a hugely comprehensive handbook which encompasses every aspect of organisational well-being indeed extending well beyond the workplace to family, friends and society. Crucial topics such as Black Lives Matter and living with and after Covid-19 have rightly found their way into its pages. It does not shy away from the difficult topics and is a compelling read which encourages an international audience to reflect on the future nature of work and the workplace.

Professor Dame Carol Black
Chair, Centre for Ageing Better

People are the heart of any world-class organization and they need to be tip-top mentally, as well as physically.  This truly comprehensive SAGE Handbook from global scholars for global leaders is the cornerstone to insure superior organizational wellbeing.

James Campbell Quick
Professor Emeritus, The University of Texas at Arlington

In these most challenging of economic headwinds, leaders who genuinely care about the wellbeing of their people will see better organisational outcomes. Caring about wellbeing and caring about the health of a business are inextricably linked. The human case is clear, the economic imperative is clear and readers of this book will be left in no doubt that the business case is clear too.

Richard Heron
Vice President of Health and Wellbeing, BP

This handbook covers all important areas of research and practices in wellbeing at individual, organizational and social level. It lays out international perspectives that reflect the rapid development in the field in this globalized world. This fascinating handbook is a must-have!

Oi Ling Siu
Professor of Applied Psychology, Lingnan University

The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Wellbeing by Tony Wall, Cary L. Cooper, & Paula Brough is a very timely reference coming at a time when the physical, mental and spiritual health of our people and organizations are being put under stress more than ever. The book covers topics that transcends national boundaries, and covers the past, present and future directions and developments. I would not hesitate to recommend this to academics, students and leaders who have an interested in this area.

Erwin Loh
Chief Medical Officer at St Vincent's Health Australia & University of Melbourne

The world of work is on the precipice of radical transformation. This exciting handbook brings together a cast of distinguished international authors and shines a light on inequities, from LGBTQIA to indigenous perspectives, tackles vexing queries about the future human-technology interface, and brings much needed scholarship on activism and resistance by workers to safeguard worker wellbeing.

Maureen Dollard
Kathleen Fitzpatrick ARC Laureate Fellow, University of South Australia

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