Leading to Occupational Health and Safety: How Leadership Behaviours Impact Organizational Safety and Well-Being

Leading to Occupational Health and Safety: How Leadership Behaviours Impact Organizational Safety and Well-Being

By: E. Kevin Kelloway (editor), Jennifer K. Dimoff (editor), Karina Nielsen (editor)Paperback

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Leading to Occupational Health and Safety brings together prominent researchers to explore the pervasive roles that leaders play in determining the health, safety and mental well-being of employees in organizations. * The first text to directly link organizational leadership behaviours with health and safety outcomes, covering theory, research and evidence-based best practice * Argues that a leader s impact can be far more far-reaching than is commonly realized, and examines the effects of leadership on safety, physical wellness and wellbeing, and psychological wellbeing * Explores the theoretical underpinnings of effective leadership styles and behaviors, and advances both research and practice in order to encourage better leadership and healthier, safer organizations * Features contributions from internationally known and respected researchers including Sharon Clarke, Kara Arnold, Fred Luthans, Stale Einarsen, Julian Barling, and Emma Donaldson-Feilder

About Author

E. Kevin Kelloway is Professor of Psychology and Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health Psychology at Saint Mary's University, where he was Founding Director for the CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and a founding principal of the Centre for Leadership Excellence. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Psychologist in Management Award from the Society for Psychologists in Management, and currently serves as President of the Canadian Psychological Association. He has published widely and is an associate editor of Work & Stress, The Journal of Occupational Psychology and The Journal of Organizational Effectiveness. Karina Nielsen is Professor of Work and Organisational Psychology at Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia, and a research affiliate at the CPH-NEW, US and Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. She has published more than 100 books chapters and articles. She is currently on the editorial boards of Human Relations, The Leadership Quarterly, and Journal of Business and Psychology and is an associate editor of Work & Stress. Jennifer K. Dimoff is a doctoral candidate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Saint Mary's University, where she completed her master's degree in Applied Psychology. Her research interests include workplace mental health, leadership training, and psychological resilience. Her graduate work has focused primarily on the development and evaluation of manager-focused workplace mental health training programs.


Notes on Contributors vii Introduction 1 E. Kevin Kelloway, Karina Nielsen and Jennifer K. Dimoff 1 Leadership and Safety: A Self -Regulation and Social Learning Perspective 9 Sharon Clarke, Sara Guediri and Allan Lee 2 Senior Management Safety Leadership Behaviour 33 Kate C. Bowers, Mark Fleming and Andrea Bishop 3 Developing Safety Leadership 49 Jennifer Wong, Timur Ozbilir and Jane Mullen 4 The Antecedents of Transformational Leadership and Its Consequences for Occupational Health and Safety 69 Susanne Tafvelin 5 Leading to a Respectful Workplace 93 Annilee M. Game 6 Leading the Psychologically Healthy Workplace: The RIGHT Way 113 E. Kevin Kelloway, Samantha A. Penney and Jennifer K. Dimoff 7 Leadership and Work Family Conflict 129 Ana Isabel Sanz -Vergel and Alfredo Rodriguez -Munoz 8 Leaders as Resources: How Managers and Supervisors Can Socially Support Employees Towards Better Mental Health and Well -Being 149 Jennifer K. Dimoff and E. Kevin Kelloway 9 Destructive Forms of Leadership and Their Relationships with Employee Well -Being 163 Anders Skogstad, Morten Birkeland Nielsen and Stale Einarsen 10 Leaders Can Make or Break an Intervention But Are They the Villains of the Piece? 197 Karina Nielsen 11 Developing Positive Leadership for Employee Well -Being and Engagement 211 Emma Donaldson -Feilder and Rachel Lewis 12 Mindful Leadership and Employee Well -Being: The Mediating Role of Leader Behaviours 235 Megan M. Walsh and Kara A. Arnold 13 Leading and Developing Health and Safety through Collective Psychological Capital 255 Julie Dyrdek Broad and Fred Luthans 14 Choose a Job You Love, and You Will Never Have to Work a Day in your Life : A Strengths -based Leadership Approach to Optimal Functioning at Work 281 Philippe Dubreuil and Jacques Forest 15 Leadership and Mental Illness: Realities and New Directions 307 Erica L. Carleton and Julian Barling Index 323

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  • ISBN13: 9781118973745
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781118973745
  • weight: 526
  • ISBN10: 1118973747

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