Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Organizational change: psychological effects and strategies for coping

Contributor(s): Vakola, Maria [Editor] | Petrou, Paraskevas [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Current issues in work and organizational psychology. Publisher: London Routledge 2018Description: xi, 180 p. Includes index.ISBN: 9781138230385.Subject(s): Organizational change - Psychological aspects | Personnel management | Employees - PsychologyDDC classification: 302.35 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. https://www.routledge.com/Organizational-Change-Psychological-effects-and-strategies-for-coping/Vakola-Petrou/p/book/9781138230385
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Item location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Books Vikram Sarabhai Library
General Stacks
Slot 303 (0 Floor, West Wing) Non-fiction 302.35 O7 (Browse shelf) Available 199593

Table of Contents

1. An overview of the impact of organizational change on individuals and organizations: An introductory note
Part I: Resources as change facilitators
2. Organizational Change and Employee Functioning: Investigating Boundary Conditions
3. Change consultation during organizational restructuring: Buffering and exacerbating effects in the context of role stress
4. Individual and external coping resources as predictors of employees’ change attitudes

Part II: Emotions and Cognitions and Change Outcomes
5. Feelings about change: The role of emotions and emotion regulation for employee adaptation to organizational change
6. How workers’ appraisals of change influence employee outcomes
7. Dynamics of trust and fairness during organizational change: implications for job crafting and work engagement
8. Organizational Change: Implications for the Psychological Contract
9. Measuring Change Recipients’ Reactions: The Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the CRRE Scale

Part III: Organizational-level and team-level facilitators of change
10. Destructive uncertainty: The toxic triangle, implicit theories and leadership identity during organizational change
11. Organizational change and health: The specific role of job insecurity Birgit Köper (Federal Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
12. Improving our understanding of collective attitudes towards change formation


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.

https://www.routledge.com/Organizational-Change-Psychological-effects-and-strategies-for-coping/Vakola-Petrou/p/book/9781138230385

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Powered by Koha