Book News: April 10th, 2012

Emma Donaldson-Feilder, Rachel Lewis and Joanna Yarker have put together a comprehensive picture of how to develop positive managers.

The book offers an innovative, evidence-based approach to help managers prevent and reduce workplace stress in their staff. It provides information on the critical skills managers must develop in order to prevent stress, and the key ongoing behaviours that promote a healthy work environment. It also shows practitioners in occupational psychology, HR, Health and Safety and related professions how positive management can be integrated into an organizational existing practices and processes.

The book serves as an essential guide for managers themselves on how to incorporate proven stress management skills into their everyday interactions with team members. It balances rigorous research grounding with real-world vignettes, case studies and exercise.

Published by Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 978-0-470-66553-4. £29.99