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The Resource Purpose and meaning in the workplace, edited by Bryan J. Dik, Zinta S. Byrne, and Michael F. Steger

Purpose and meaning in the workplace, edited by Bryan J. Dik, Zinta S. Byrne, and Michael F. Steger

Label
Purpose and meaning in the workplace
Title
Purpose and meaning in the workplace
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bryan J. Dik, Zinta S. Byrne, and Michael F. Steger
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Work is one of the fundamental experiences of human life. Yet very few of us are lucky enough to find truly fulfilling jobs. In recent decades, as businesses have come to understand the crucial link between happiness and productivity, researchers have focused increasingly on factors such as the nature of the work itself, how well it is suited to the worker, and the ways in which employees can derive meaning and purpose from their work. In this book, editors Bryan Dik, Zinta Byrne, and Michael Steger have brought together experts in counseling and vocational psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, and the fields of executive coaching and management to investigate how meaningful work can be fostered and sustained throughout a wide range of work environments. Theoretically-grounded yet filled with practical strategies for the workplace, this book will be an important resource for academics, executive consultants, career counselors, human resource professionals, and organizational leaders alike"--Publicity materials. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)
Dewey number
658.3001/9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Dik, Bryan J
  • Byrne, Zinta S
  • Steger, Michael F
  • American Psychological Association
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  • Career development
  • Job satisfaction
  • Work
  • Employees
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Work
Label
Purpose and meaning in the workplace, edited by Bryan J. Dik, Zinta S. Byrne, and Michael F. Steger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Employee engagement and meaningful work
  • William A. Kahn and Steven Fellows
  • Profane or profound? Finding meaning in dirty work
  • Blake E. Ashforth and Glen E. Kreiner
  • Promoting meaning and purpose at work : a social-cognitive perspective
  • Robert W. Lent
  • Part III. Leading a meaningul organization : Doing well, doing good, and doing with : organizational practices for effectively cultivating meaningful work
  • Michael G. Pratt, Camille Pradies, and Douglas A. Lepisto
  • Transformational leadership and meaningful work
  • Fred O. Walumbwa, Amanda L. Christensen, and Michael K. Muchiri
  • Part I. Cultivating a meaningful career : Career construction : heeding the call of the heart
  • Connecting the dots : coaching leaders to turn values into meaningful work
  • Dianne R. Stober, Stefanie Putter, and Lauren Garrison
  • Paul J. Hartung and Brian J. Taber
  • A person-environment fit approach to cultivating meaning
  • Jo-Ida C. Hansen
  • Meaningful work and the protean career
  • Douglas T. Hall, Elana Feldman, and Najung Kim
  • Part II. Meaning making on the job : Job crafting and meaningful work
  • Justin M. Berg, Jane E. Dutton, and Amy Wrzesniewski
Control code
ocn846691603
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781433813153
Other control number
10.1037/14183-000
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)846691603
Label
Purpose and meaning in the workplace, edited by Bryan J. Dik, Zinta S. Byrne, and Michael F. Steger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Employee engagement and meaningful work
  • William A. Kahn and Steven Fellows
  • Profane or profound? Finding meaning in dirty work
  • Blake E. Ashforth and Glen E. Kreiner
  • Promoting meaning and purpose at work : a social-cognitive perspective
  • Robert W. Lent
  • Part III. Leading a meaningul organization : Doing well, doing good, and doing with : organizational practices for effectively cultivating meaningful work
  • Michael G. Pratt, Camille Pradies, and Douglas A. Lepisto
  • Transformational leadership and meaningful work
  • Fred O. Walumbwa, Amanda L. Christensen, and Michael K. Muchiri
  • Part I. Cultivating a meaningful career : Career construction : heeding the call of the heart
  • Connecting the dots : coaching leaders to turn values into meaningful work
  • Dianne R. Stober, Stefanie Putter, and Lauren Garrison
  • Paul J. Hartung and Brian J. Taber
  • A person-environment fit approach to cultivating meaning
  • Jo-Ida C. Hansen
  • Meaningful work and the protean career
  • Douglas T. Hall, Elana Feldman, and Najung Kim
  • Part II. Meaning making on the job : Job crafting and meaningful work
  • Justin M. Berg, Jane E. Dutton, and Amy Wrzesniewski
Control code
ocn846691603
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781433813153
Other control number
10.1037/14183-000
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)846691603

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