Positive Psychology at Work brings the fields of positive psychology and appreciative inquiry together for the first time to provide leaders and change agents with a powerful new approach to achieving organizational excellence.
The authors provide leaders and managers with an understanding of positive psychology theory and offers practical suggestions how it can be applied to enhance staff well-being, happiness in the workplace. The book reveals the most recent research and practice findings on such topics as positivity, flourishing organisations, flow, strengths, positive energy networks, transformational collaboration and authentic leadership.
Chapter specifically address: workplace relationships, leadership and change, engagement and performance, decision-making as well as brief case studies.
Sarah Lewis is an Associated Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a Principal member of the Association of Business Psychologists, and the owner of Appreciating Change, where she works as a facilitator and consultant. She is the lead author of Appreciative Inquiry for Change Management (2007).
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