Preventing Stress, Improving Productivity (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
368
Utgivningsdatum
1999-03-01
Förlag
Routledge
Illustratör/Fotograf
black and white 68 Tables
Illustrationer
68 Tables, black and white
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780415165570
Preventing Stress, Improving Productivity (häftad)

Preventing Stress, Improving Productivity

European Case-Studies in the Workplace

Häftad Engelska, 1999-03-01
449
Specialorder (osäker tillgång). Skickas inom 11-20 vardagar.
Fri frakt inom Sverige för privatpersoner.
Finns även som
Visa alla 3 format & utgåvor
In a representative study made of European workers, twenty-eight per cent of employees reported that stress affects their health and their performance at work. Occupational stress is a serious problem for the performance of individuals, organisations and as a consequence, for national economies. Preventing Stress, Improving Productivity investigates the ways in which companies can combat stress by changing the working environment rather than only treating individual employees with stress symptoms. Costs and benefits of stress prevention are discussed, with an emphasis on appraoches that involve both the work situation and the individual worker. The heart of the book consists of eleven European country chapters, each overviewing the current status with respect to occupational stress and its prevention in that country and then presenting one detailed case study an example of good preventive practice. Preventing Stress, Improving Productivity identifies five factors that are critical for a stress reduction programme to work, both in terms of employee health and well-being and from a financial point of view. Successful strategies combine participation from workers and support from top management. Useful as a reference for psychologists, human resource managers, occupational physicians, ergonomists and consultants, this book will also be an invaluable aid to managers in the day-to-day running of organisations.
Visa hela texten

Passar bra ihop

  1. Preventing Stress, Improving Productivity
  2. +
  3. Developing Managers for the 1980s

De som köpt den här boken har ofta också köpt Developing Managers for the 1980s av Cary L Cooper (häftad).

Köp båda 2 för 1038 kr

Kundrecensioner

Har du läst boken? Sätt ditt betyg »

Bloggat om Preventing Stress, Improving Productivity

Övrig information

Michael Kompier is Professor of Work and Organisational Psychology at the University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands. Cary Cooper is BUPA Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST).

Innehållsförteckning

List of Figures. List of Tables. List of Contributors. Foreword. Introduction: Improving work, health and productivity through stress prevention. Workplace stress and stress prevention in Europe. Costs and benefits of stress prevention in organisations: Review and new methodology. Finland: Organisational well-being. Ten years of research and development in a forest industry corporation. The Netherlands: A hospital, 'Healthy Working for Health'. Belgium: A pharmaceutical company. United Kingdom: Evaluation of a stress management ptogramme in the public sector. Denmark: Self-rule on route 166. An intervention study among bus drivers. Sweden: Mail processing. Germany: Reduction of stress by health circles. Ireland: Stress prevention in an airport management company. Portugal: Preventing occupational stress in a bank organisation. Greece: Stress management in the health care sector. Italy: A school of nursing. Stress prevention: European countries and European cases compared.