* A Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Psychology focusing on occupational safety and workplace health.
* The editors draw on their collective experience to present thematically structured material from leading thinkers and practitioners in the USA, Europe, and Asia Pacific
* Provides comprehensive coverage of the major contributions that psychology can make toward the improvement of workplace safety and employee health
* Equips those who need it most with cutting-edge research on key topics including wellbeing, safety culture, safety leadership, stress, bullying, workplace health promotion and proactivity
About the Contributors
Tom Bellairs is a doctoral student at the University of Alabama. He examines how employees approach their work in the context of how they view their future at work. He earned a BS from the United States Air Force Academy and an MBA from the University of Southern California.
Andrea Bishop, PhD is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Nursing, Dalhousie University with the Strengthening Transitions in Paediatric Care Team. Dr Bishop's research interests focus on patient engagement in patient safety and transitions in care, organizational patient safety culture, and knowledge translation.
Michael J. Burke is the Lawrence Martin Chair in Business at Tulane University. He received his PhD in Psychology from Illinois Institute of Technology. His current research focuses on the efficacy of workplace safety interventions, the development of procedures for assessing inter-rater agreement, and psychological and organizational climate.
Francesco Cangiano is a PhD candidate in Organisational Behaviour at the UWA Business School. Francesco received a Masters in Social and Organisational Psychology from the University of Exeter and has a BSc in Organisational Psychology. His main research areas include proactive work behavior, employee well-being, and work motivation.
Nik Chmiel is Professor of Psychology, Head of the Department of Psychology and Counselling, and Director of the People and Well-Being in the Everyday Research (POWER) Centre at the University of Chichester, UK. He is a past president of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP).
Stacey M. Conchie is a Lecturer in Psychology at Lancaster University, UK. Her research focuses on the role of interpersonal trust in shaping interactions within high-risk contexts; namely industry and security.
Arla Day is Canada Research Chair and Full Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Canada. Her research and consulting address issues of healthy workplaces, occupational stress, employee well-being, and work-life balance. Arla chairs the Nova Scotia Psychological Healthy Workplace Program, and she is Associate Editor of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.
Maureen F. Dollard, PhD is Professor of Work and Organisational Psychology and Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Work Health and Safety at the University of South Australia. She is President of the Asia Pacific Academy for Psychosocial Factors at Work, Co-chair of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH-WOPS) Scientific Committee, and Chair of the ICOH-WOPS 2014 congress.
Ståle Einarsen is Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology from the University of Bergen and Head of the Bergen Workplace Bullying Research Group (BBRG). He is a pioneer in workplace bullying research where he has published extensively over the last 20 years. Ståle is also the co-editor of two international volumes on workplace bullying.
Mark Fleming, PhD is the CN Professor of Safety Culture at Saint Mary's University, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He has over 20 years of experience in health and safety research. Currently, Mark's research includes investigating methods for measuring and improving safety culture, safety motivation, safety leadership, and rail safety.
Rhona Flin, PhD, FBPsS, FRSE, FRAeS holds the Chair of Applied Psychology, University of Aberdeen (www.abdn.ac.uk/iprc) and is a member of the Safety Advisory Committee, Military Aviation Authority. She studies human performance in high-risk industries, current projects on safety culture, safety leadership, non-technical skills, and surgeons' intra-operative decision-making.
Jeff Foster is Vice President of Science at Hogan Assessment Systems. His team completes over 100 criterion-related, generalization of validity, and customized validity studies annually. Dr Foster previously worked in selection and assessment for Anheuser-Busch while earning his PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Carla Santos Fugas has a PhD in Psychology, specializing in Work and Organizational Psychology. As a Researcher at ISCTE-IUL Business School, she has published in the domain of health psychology, social norms, and safety behaviors. She combines academic research with practice in Safety and Health at Work Management.
E. Scott Geller, PhD Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, is Director of the Center for Applied Behavior Systems in the Department of Psychology. He is also Senior Partner of Safety Performance Solutions, a leading-edge training and consulting firm for occupational health, safety, leadership, sustainability, and culture improvement.
A. Ian Glendon is Associate Professor, School of Applied Psychology, and a member of the Behavioral Basis of Health Program, and the Work and Organizational Wellbeing Research Centre, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia; he has published more than 100 scientific papers, book chapters, and books on aspects of risk and safety, including the third edition of Human Safety and Risk Management (2015, with Sharon Clarke).
Mark A. Griffin is Professor of Organizational Psychology and Director of the Centre for Safety at the University of Western Australia. He received his PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Pennsylvania State University. His research includes areas such as leadership, safety, work performance, organizational climate, and work stress.
Gudela Grote is Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology at the ETH Zurich. She received her PhD at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, USA. Her research addresses the individual and organizational management of uncertainty, for example in medical and software development teams, and human resource management practices related to well-being, safety, and performance.
Sara Guediri, PhD is a Lecturer in Organizational Psychology at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. Her research focuses on leadership, workplace safety, and employee well-being. She is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP).
Jonathon R. B. Halbesleben is the HealthSouth Chair of Health Care Management in the Department of Management in the Culverhouse College of Commerce at the University of Alabama. He received his PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Oklahoma. His research explores employee well-being and work-family issues.
Isabelle Hansez is Full Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology at the University of Liège (Belgium) where she leads the Human Resources Development Unit. She has an extended experience in psychosocial risks and well-being assessment in organizations, including safety outcomes in high-risk sectors. This practical experience is in line with the adaptation of the Job Demands-Resources framework to safety issues in collaborative research with Professor Nik Chmiel.
Thomas Helson is a student at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Canada. His research interests are in occupational health psychology, with much of his work involving workplace health promotion, assessing healthy workplaces, employee well-being, and leadership development.
Helge Hoel is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. He has contributed to a number of books, articles, and reports on workplace bullying, harassment, and violence, including commissioned works for the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions and the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Patti Jordan is a Professor of Professional Practice at Texas Christian University. She earned her PhD in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University. Patti spent 30 years working in various roles in the manufacturing arena including working in the steel and airline industries. During her career in industry she was instrumental in implementing safety programs to improve the safety of the work area and behavior of the employees.
E. Kevin Kelloway is the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health Psychology and a Professor of Psychology at Saint Mary's University. As a prolific researcher, he is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the Canadian Psychology Association, the International Association for Applied Psychology, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Gil Luria is a Senior Lecturer and Department Chair in the Department of Human Services, the Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences at the University of Haifa. He conducts research on occupational safety with the focus on organizational climate, leadership, stress, and organizational interventions. He received his PhD from the Faculty of Management at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Daniel W. Makhan holds a MSc in Ergonomics from Loughborough University in the UK and a MBA from Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Canada. As a Certified Human Factors Professional, Daniel brings systems thinking to business through human-centred design and management...