Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific: From Theory to Practice
Akihito Shimazu, Rusli Bin Nordin, Maureen Dollard, Jodi Oakman
Springer, Sep 24, 2016 - Psychology - 369 pages
This book presents research and best practice examples from the Asia Pacific region to address the gap in global expertise on psychosocial factors at work. It explores practices in the region that promote healthy workplaces and workers by presenting research from around the globe on issues such as telework, small and medium-sized enterprises, disaster-struck areas, suicide prevention, and workplace client violence. It discusses practical, multidisciplinary efforts to address worker occupational health. Further, it explores psychosocial risk and prevention, as well as the significant role of cultural variations and practices in the diverse range of countries covered.
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Is There a Good Balance in Policy and Practice?
3 MacroLevel Policy and Practice Relating to Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific
4 Guidelines for Primary Prevention for Mental Health at Work
5 Strategies to Prevent WorkRelated Stress and Cardiovascular Diseases in South Korea
Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific
Past Present and Future Research
Future Directions for Job Design Research
12 Development of the New Brief Job Stress Questionnaire
Where Is the Role of Organizations?
Current Research Evidence
A Management Simulation Study
Practical Approach in Specific Conditions
16 Improving Psychosocial Factors in SmallScale Enterprises in Japan and the AsiaPacific Region
17 Health Issues of Workers Engaged in Operations Related to the Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
Guanxi in Chinese Workplace
Findings from National Surveys of Taiwan
Are There Different Roles for Workplace Factors Between Office Workers in Malaysia and Australia?
Iran and Australia Hospitals
Practical Approach Towards Healthy Workplaces and Workers
A Critical International Review
An Exploration of Remoteness and Work Stress in the Mines
20 Key Contributions and Future Research Directions