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Alex Linley is the Founding Director of the Centre for Applied Positive Psychology (www.cappeu.org), as well as a Visiting Professor in Psychology at the University of Leicester, UK. He has written, co-written, or edited more than 100 research papers and book chapters and four books, including Positive Psychology in Practice (Wiley, 2004) and Average to A+: Realising Strengths in Yourself and Others (CAPP Press, 2008). He is an Associate Editor of the Encyclopaedia of Positive Psychology and the Journal of Positive Psychology, as well as Co-Editor of the International Coaching Psychology Review, and a regular reviewer for a number of journals, publishers, and grant-awarding bodies. Through his consulting work, he applies the principles of positive psychology and strengths to organization and people development.
Susan Harrington is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and a Teaching Fellow in the School of Psychology at the University of Leicester, UK. Her occupational practice has included developing and running assessment and development centers and performance appraisal systems, psychometric training and application in organizations, and workplace bullying interventions. Her work has been published in the Journal of Positive Psychology, the International Coaching Psychology Review, and Personality and Individual Differences.
Nicky Page is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Consulting Director at the Centre for Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP, www.cappeu.org). Nicky's areas of research and consulting expertise span recruitment, development, and performance management. She has designed and delivered consulting assignments for a range of private and public sector clients in the United Kingdom, Nigeria, Argentina, Venezuela, the United States, and Canada. In recent years she has led a team of psychologists at CAPP to deliver pioneering organizational projects that integrate positive psychology and best practice occupational psychology. Nicky's work has been published in a variety of journals including HR Director, PersonalFuhrung, and Selection and Development Review. She has also edited a special issue of Organisations and People on "Applying Positive Psychology in Organisations" and is a regular speaker at HR and occupational psychology events.
Table of Contents
|Finding the Positive in the World of Work|
|Positive Psychology and the Changing World of Work|
|The Changing World of Work|
|Generation Me and the Changing World of Work|
|Positive Organizational Leadership|
|What is Authentic Leadership Development?|
|Enablers of a Positive Strategy: Positively Deviant Leadership|
|Change and Its Leadership: The Role of Positive Emotions|
|Working Positively Toward Transformative Cooperation|
|Strengths: Your Leading Edge|
|Towards a Positive Psychology for Leaders|
|Positive Work Environments for Individuals and Organizations|
|Employee Engagement and the Psychology of Joining, Staying In, and Leaving Organizations|
|Work as Meaning: Individual and Organizational Benefits of Engaging in Meaningful Work|
|More than Meets the Eye: The Role of Employee Well-Being in Organizational Research|
|Positive Engagement: From Employee Engagement to Workplace Happiness?|
|Enabling a Positive Working Life|
|Using Coaching and Positive Psychology to Promote a Flourishing Workforce: A Model of Goal-Striving and Mental Health|
|Mindfulness at Work: Paying Attention to Enhance Well-being and Performance|
|Work-Life Balance: The Roles of Work-Family Conflict and Work-Family Facilitation|
|Strengths Development in the Workplace|
|Strengths of Character and Work|
|Models for Positive Organization|
|Dream Teams: A Positive Psychology of Team Working|
|Positive Organizational Scholarship Leaps into the World of Work|
|Look Before You Leap or Dive Right In? The Use of Moral Courage in Response to Workplace Bullying|
|An Integrated Model of Psychological Capital in the Workplace|
|Building the Positive Workplace: A Preliminary Report from the Field|
|Looking to the Future: Challenges and Opportunities|
|Good for What? The Young Worker in a Global Age|
|What's Wrong with Being Positive?|
|Building Positive Organizations|
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