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Innovations in Stress and Health by S. Cartwright, C. Cooper


Innovations in Stress and Health by S. Cartwright, C. Cooper

The costs of stress and ill-health to society are enormous. In recent years, there has been an increasing focus on workplace initiatives to reduce stress and improve individual resilience. This volume brings chief medical officers, leading health professionals and academics to present their views on innovations in the field of stress and health.


'There's a strong business case for improving employees'
health and well

-being through the workplace to the benefit of both workers and the business. Through evidence and case histories, this book clearly sets out why such initiatives are needed and the difference they can make. The employers who have contributed their experiences are among the best placed to convince others of the benefits of health and well-being at work as such, it's a must read for all employers.
Dame Carol Black, National Director for Health and Work

'Professors Cartwright and Cooper have done it again, here on behalf of the Centre for Organizational Health and Well-Being. Stress and health are dynamic domains of active research aimed at easing the burden of human suffering, lifting the human spirit, and achieving great performance. This volume brings forth leading-edge work that cuts across the best science and practice with an array of innovations conceived through collaborations with the likes of Centre members Astra Zeneca and Unilever. There is no 'one'
antidote from stress nor

stimulant for pressure. Take a deep dive into this great book and come up refreshed, energized, full of new insights and practices

James Campbell Quick, John and Judy Goolsby Distinguished Professor, Goolsby Leadership Academy, University of Texas at Arlington, USA

About the Author

HILARY ABERNETHY BSc (Hons), RGN, RMN, Senior Public Health Improvement Specialist and Equality and Human Rights Lead Officer, North Lancashire Primary Care Trust MARK BLUNDELL Head of HR Operations, Talent and Resourcing, McDonalds DR. JOHN COOPER Head of Corporate Occupational Health, Unilever Plc. SUE CONNOLLY Global Health and Well Being Manager, Astra Zeneca PHILIP GIBBS PhD, American Express ANDREW KINDER MSc, AFBPsS, MAC, MBACP, FBACP HpC Registered Practitioner Psychologist, Atos Healthcare DEAN PATTERSON Global Health and Productivity Manager, Unilever RICHARD PARK MBACP, COSW, MA, Atos Healthcare DR. ERIC TEASDALE Vice president for Global Health and Well Being and Chief Medical Officer for Astra Zeneca, Honorary Professor, Lancaster University School of Health and Medicine. SU WANG MBBS, FFOM MScOM DIH, DPH DMS CAM SFIIRSM MIEHF, Specialist Occupational Physician and Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine

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Publication date

6th September 2011


S. Cartwright, C. Cooper

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Palgrave Macmillan


181 pages


Occupational & industrial psychology



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