Coping with Work Stress: A Review and Critique highlights current research relating to the coping strategies of individuals and organizations, and provides best practice techniques for dealing with the growing epidemic of stress and lack of overall well-being at work.Reviews and critiques the most current research focusing on workplace stressProvides 'best practice' techniques for dealing with stress at the workplaceExtends beyond stress to cover broader issues of well-being at work
"Richly referenced to open further research and understanding, this book is an amazing and indispensable study of a difficult working condition. It is hoped that it will receive a wide circulation in every industry whose workforce is at risk of neglected work stress." (RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal, 1 July 2011)"Dewe (organizational behavior, U. of London, UK) et al. review issues surrounding work stress and coping research, what is needed to sustain this research, and possible new coping strategies for individuals and organizations to use when dealing with work stress and improving health and well-being." (Reference and Research Book News, February 2011)
About the Authors:
Philip J. Dewe is Vice-Master of Birkbeck and Professor of Organizational Behaviour in the Department of Organizational Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London. He is a member of the editorial board of Work and Stress and the International Journal of Stress Management, and an Associate Editor of the American Journal of Heath Promotion.
Michael P. O’Driscoll is Professor of Psychology at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. He is the co-author of several books relating to work stress, has served on the editorial boards of several academic journals, and was editor of the New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 2001-2006.
Cary L. Cooper, CBE, is Distinguished Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Lancaster University. He is also Chair of the Academy of Social Sciences, President of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Editor of the journal Stress and Health and was lead scientist on the UK government’s Foresight project on Mental Capital and Wellbeing.