Organizational Change: Psychological effects and strategies for coping

1st Edition

Maria Vakola, Paraskevas Petrou

Routledge
Published April 9, 2018
Reference - 180 Pages
ISBN 9781138230385 - CAT# Y308727
Series: Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

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Summary

Organizational change is a reality of 21st-century working life, but what psychological effects does it have on individual workers, and what coping strategies can be used to mediate its impact? In today’s turbulent work and career environment, employees are required not only to accept changes as passive recipients, but to proactively initiate changes and demonstrate attitudes, behaviours and skills valued by current employers. As a result, organizational psychologists, both researchers and practitioners, have had to acknowledge and understand the myriad of challenges faced by employees as a result of organizational change.

In this important new book, an international range of prominent scholars examine the key psychological issues around organizational change at the individual level, including:

  • health and well-being
  • stress and emotional regulation
  • performance and leadership
  • attitudes and implications for the psychological contract

Analyzing and presenting the impact of organizational change, and possible coping strategies to successfully manage change, the volume is ideal for students and researchers of work and organizational psychology, business and management and HRM.

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