A common metaphor for modern life is "keep the plates spinning," but it is becoming increasingly hard to balance professional and private lives, and this takes its toll. The authors examine the working relationship between the organisation and employee, and establish new ways that managers can broker a better deal for all concerned.
About the Authors:
THEO THEOBALD is an international business author, currently working with some of the UK's leading public sector bodies on issues of leadership. A former SSC executive, he is renowned for his work on clear communication and is passionate about the benefits of wellbeing at work.
CARY COOPER is Distinguished Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health and Pro Vice Chancellor at Lancaster University, England. He was Founding Editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Editor of Stress and Health, President of the British Association of Counseling and Psychotherapy, and Chair of the Sunningdale Institute in the UK's National School of Government. In 2009, he was elected as Chair of the Academy of Social Sciences. He is a Fellow of the British Academy of Management and also of the US-based Academy of Management. HR Magazine named him the "6th Most Influential Thinker in HR" in 2009. He was awarded the Lord Dearing Lifetime Achievement Award at the Times Higher Education Awards 2010.