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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 20 new and published books in the subject of Work and Leisure — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding Employee Engagement

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    By Zinta S. Byrne

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Employee engagement is a novel concept that has been building momentum in recent years. Understanding Employee Engagement: Theory, Research, and Practice exposes the science and practice of employee engagement. Grounded in theory and empirical research, this book debates the definitions of...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Happiness and Wellbeing

    The Singaporean Experience

    By Siok Kuan Tambyah, Soo Jiuan Tan

    This book is part of the continuing research on quality of life issues conducted by its authors, and builds on past research on the values and lifestyles of Singaporeans (published in 1999 and 2004) and the wellbeing of Singaporeans (published in 2009). It focuses on the happiness and wellbeing of...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The New Psychology of Money

    By Adrian Furnham

    The New Psychology of Money is an accessible and engrossing analysis of our psychological relationship to money in all its forms. Comprehensive and insightful, Adrian Furnham explores the role that money plays in a range of contexts, from the family to the high street, and asks whether the...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Gambling, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study Across Three Areas

    By David Downes, D. M. Davies, M. E. David, P. Stone

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the legalisation of off-course cash betting in 1960, and the rise of varying forms of gambling, the British have come to be known as a nation of gamblers. Until this study was published in 1976, barely any evidence existed against which to assess the claim that gambling had become a major...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. New Frontiers in Work and Family Research

    Edited by Joseph G. Grzywacz, Evangelia Demerouti

    Series: Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

    The purpose of this volume is to showcase alternative theoretical and methodological approaches to work and family research, and present methodological alternatives to the widely known shortcomings of current research on work and the family. In the first part of the book contributors...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Work-Life Balance

    A Psychological Perspective

    Edited by Fiona Jones, Ronald J Burke, Mina Westman

    What are the effects of conflict between home and work?Does work stress affect those who live with you? In the rapidly changing modern work environment, time pressures seem ever increasing and new technology allows work to be conducted any time and anywhere. These are just two of the factors that...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. Happiness and Wellbeing

    The Singaporean Experience

    By Siok Kuan Tambyah, Soo Jiuan Tan

    This book is part of the continuing research on quality of life issues conducted by its authors, and builds on past research on the values and lifestyles of Singaporeans (published in 1999 and 2004) and the wellbeing of Singaporeans (published in 2009). It focuses on the happiness and wellbeing of...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Psychology of Entrepreneurship

    Edited by J. Robert Baum, Michael Frese, Robert A. Baron

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    Entrepreneurship is essential for international social and economic well-being, as new ventures are the dominant source of job creation, market innovation, and economic growth in many societies. In this book, a noted group of researchers use findings, methods, and theories of modern psychology as...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Work and Family Policy

    International Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Sweet

    Numerous challenges exist in respect to integrating work and family institutions and there is remarkable cross-national variation in the ways that societies respond to these concerns with policy. This volume examines these concerns by focusing on cross-national variation in structural/cultural...

    Published June 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Work Stress and Coping in the Era of Globalization

    By Rabi S. Bhagat, James Segovis, Terry Nelson

    This book examines the phenomena of how individuals experience work stress and coping in both developed and developing countries in the world. Rabi Bhagat, known for his cross-cultural scholarship in this area, and his co authors, help us recognize the causes and consequences of work stress....

    Published April 26th 2012 by Routledge