This handbook focuses on organizational well being in its widest sense, and is concerned with reviewing the factors which are associated with ill health, as well as those which promote positive health and well being. In it, leading international scholars focus on the key issues around measuring well being, and individual and organizational factors.
1. Introduction: Perspectives on Organizational Health; SECTION I: THE COSTS AND INDICATORS OF WELL BEING IN THE WORK PLACE; 2. Absenteeism or Presenteeism? Attendance Dynamics and Employee Well-Being; 3. Accidents and Safety in the Workplace; SECTION II: MODELS, MEASURES, AND METHODOLOGIES FOR ASSESSING WELL BEING; 4. Environmental 'Vitamins', Personal Judgments, Work Values, and Happiness; 5. Measuring Burnout; 6. Job Control and Reward: Effects on Well Being; 7. Organizational Screening: The ASSET Model; SECTION III: INDIVIDUAL FACTORS AND WELL BEING; 8. Leadership, Psychological Well-Being, and Organizational Outcomes; 9. Work-Life Balance: Individual and Organizational Strategies and Practices; 10. Positive Emotions, Attitudes, and Health: Motivated, Engaged, Focused; 11. Stress and Coping; 12. Work Hours, Work Intensity and Work Addiction: Risks and Rewards; SECTION IV: JOB/ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS AND WELL BEING; 13. The Impact of Working Hours and Working Patterns on Physical and Psychological Health; 14. Emotional Labour, Well-Being, and Performance; 15. Technology and Health; 16. Job Insecurity, Unemployment, and Organizational Well-Being: Oxymoron or Possibility?; 17. Building Employee Engagement, Job Satisfaction, Health, and Retention; SECTION V: ORGANIZATIONAL INTERVENTIONS TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND WELL BEING; 18. Mediators and Moderators of Organizational Interventions to Prevent Occupational Stress; 19. The Challenges of Developing, Implementing and Evaluating Interventions; 20. Organizational Coaching and Mentoring; SECTION VI: NEW PERSPECTIVES; 21. Climato-economic Niches of Employee Well Being; 22. Creating a Healthy Work Environment Through Sustainable Practices - Future Challenges