Positive Organizational Behavior

Positive Organizational Behavior

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Positive Organizational Behaviour is emerging as a truly contemporary movement within the classic discipline of organizational behaviour.

The best work of leading scholars is gathered together in one edited collection. Chapters study the states, traits and processes that compromise this exciting new science. In addition to mapping the field, this collection goes one step further and invites noted experts to identify the methodological challenges facing scholars of Positive Organizational Behaviour.

Positive Organizational Behaviour constitutes the study of positive human strengths and competencies, how it can be facilitated, assessed and managed to improve performace in the workplace . Its roots are firmly within positive psychology but transplanted to the world of work and organizations.

This book showcases the cutting edge of this an exciting and challenging new area within Organizational Behaviour. It should be read by anyone who is interested in extending their knowledge of this field.

Debra Nelson has a website at http:/www.nelsonquickgroup.com
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 11.43mm | 370g
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • 141291213X
  • 9781412912136
  • 820,787

Table of contents

Positive Organizational Behavior - Debra L Nelson and Cary L Cooper
An Inclusive View
Psychological Capital - Fred Luthans, Carolyn M Youssef, and Bruce J Avolio
Investing and Developing Positive Organizational Behavior
Healthy, Productive Work - James Campbell Quick and Marilyn Macik-Frey
Positive Strength through Communication Competence and Interpersonal Interdependence
Eustress at Work - Bret L Simmons and Debra L Nelson
Extending the Holistic Stress Model
Positive Emotion in Organizations - Neal M Ashkanasy and Claire E Ashton-James
A Multi-Level Framework
Thriving in Organizations - Gretchen Spreitzer and Kathleen Sutcliffe
Explaining Vigor - Arie Shirom
On the Antecedents and Consequences of Vigor as a Positive Affect at Work
Ethical Leadership - Linda Klebe Trevino and Michael E Brown
A Developing Construct
The Positive Role of Political Skill in Organizations - Pamela L Perrewe, Gerald R Ferris, Jason S Stoner, and Robyn L Brouer
Forgiveness in Organizations - Kim Cameron
Self-Engagement at Work - Thomas W Britt et al
The Benefits and Possible Costs of Positive Core Self-Evaluations - Timothy A Judge and Charlice Hurst
A Review and Agenda for Future Research
A Look at Two Methodological Challenges for Scholars Interested in Positive Organizational Behavior - Thomas A Wright
Positive Psychological Capital - Laura M Little, Janaki Gooty and Debra L Nelson
Has Positivity Clouded Measurement Rigor?
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A book that can increase workplace productivity and satisfaction. -- The Hindu
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About Debra Nelson

Professor Sir Cary Cooper, CBE, is The 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK. He is also the President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, President of the British Academy of Management and President of RELATE (the national relationship charity). He is the author/editor of over 150 books, over 400 scholarly articles and a regular contributor to radio and TV. He was knighted by the Queen in 2014 for his contribution to the social sciences. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management (14 volumes), Editor of Who's Who in Management, Editor of the Wiley-Blackwell WELLBEING volumes (six), Founding Editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Founding and Former Chair of the government think tank The Sunningdale Institute and lead scientist on the Government Office for Science Foresight project on Mental Capital and Wellbeing. In 2015 he was voted by HR Magazine as the Most Influential HR Thinker, has been made an Honorary Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Royal College of Physicians, The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (Occupational Medicine) and many more; and has Honorary Doctorates from a number of universities (eg Sheffield, Bath, Aston, Heriot Watt, Middlesex, Wolverhampton).
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