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Healthy Worker and Healthy Organization
A Resource-Based Approach

ISBN 9780367860608
Published August 10, 2020 by CRC Press
148 Pages 14 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book presents research on the determinants of workers’ health (physical and mental well-being) and the organization’s health (performance and culture). It addresses the impact of psychosocial working conditions on workers’ well-being, and their performance, productivity, innovation, and morale at work.


  • Discusses how to manage workers to enable them to be engaged and creative
  • Raises employee awareness on how to maintain good physical and mental health at work
  • Covers how to work beyond retirement age
  • Presents how to design a work environment that prevents counterproductive behaviors
  • Covers work–life balance and how it can affect work


This book is aimed at professionals, postgraduate students, scientists, and practitioners in the fields of work and health psychology, management, occupational health and safety, and human resource management.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Work–Life Balance and Its Determinants among Workers with Dependent Care Responsibilities Chapter 3 Authentic Leadership Style and Worker Innovativeness and Wellbeing: The Role of Climate for Creativity Chapter 4 Selected Employment Characteristics and Employee Health and Performance: The Mediating Role of the Psychological Contract Chapter 5 Why Are Employees Counterproductive?: The Role of Social Stressors, Job Burnout and Job Resources Chapter 6 Workplace Bullying, Mental Health and Job Satisfaction: The Moderating Role of the Individual Coping Style

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Dorota Żołnierczyk-Zreda, PhD, head of Laboratory of Social Psychology, Central Institute for Labour Protection – National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland, is a senior researcher in occupational health psychology. Her research is focused on psychosocial working conditions and mental health at work, its determinants and various methods to sustain it in different groups of workers (e.g. young, older) and different occupational groups. She has extensive experience in qualitative studies, quantitative studies as well as in policy research and monitoring studies. She is also involved in national and international projects investigating different stress management interventions on both organisational and individual level. She is the author or co-author of approx. 60 scientific publications, including articles, chapters in monographs and textbooks, and many speeches at scientific conferences nationally and abroad. She is a licensed cognitive-behavioral therapist.