Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific

Maureen F. Dollard, Akihito Shimazu, Rusli Bin Nordin, Paula Brough, Michelle R. Tuckey

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Abstract

The past several decades of rapid organizational change and global economic activity beseech a fresh understanding of work conditions and mental health across all nations and regions. This volume addresses psychosocial factors at work, legislation, frameworks, research innovations and common perceptions in the Asia Pacific countries. It presents new research on psychosocial factors at work from an Asia Pacific perspective, introducing exciting new research on workaholism, bullying, work-life balance and conflict, work demands classifications, and psychosocial safety climate. Insights regarding workplace psychosocial factors, worker health and well-being have evolved mainly within North American and European cultural contexts and developed industrial countries. This state of the art account of knowledge development in the Asia Pacific region will stimulate new insights for researchers and policy makers to improve the quality of workers lives worldwide. "This very informative book highlights the significance and uniqueness of job stress problems encountered by workers of different countries in the Asia Pacific region. Occupational health researchers all around the world will find this book a great inspiration for future research." Yawen Cheng, ScD, Institute of Health Policy and Management, Taiwan Initiatives and interventions reported from collaborative projects present useful hints for filling gaps in policies and practices for managing psychosocial risk factors in diverse work-life situations in the Asia Pacific region .Dr. Kazutaka Kogi, President, International Commission of Occupational Health.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Number of pages396
ISBN (Electronic)9789401789752
ISBN (Print)9401789746, 9789401789745
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jul 1
Externally publishedYes

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Psychology
Occupational Health
Research
Research Personnel
Organizational Innovation
Bullying
Health Policy
Administrative Personnel
Climate
Taiwan
Legislation
Developed Countries
Workplace
Mental Health
Economics
Safety
Health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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Dollard, M. F., Shimazu, A., Nordin, R. B., Brough, P., & Tuckey, M. R. (2014). Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific. Springer Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-8975-2

Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific. / Dollard, Maureen F.; Shimazu, Akihito; Nordin, Rusli Bin; Brough, Paula; Tuckey, Michelle R.

Springer Netherlands, 2014. 396 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Dollard, MF, Shimazu, A, Nordin, RB, Brough, P & Tuckey, MR 2014, Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific. Springer Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-8975-2
Dollard MF, Shimazu A, Nordin RB, Brough P, Tuckey MR. Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific. Springer Netherlands, 2014. 396 p. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-8975-2
Dollard, Maureen F. ; Shimazu, Akihito ; Nordin, Rusli Bin ; Brough, Paula ; Tuckey, Michelle R. / Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific. Springer Netherlands, 2014. 396 p.
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