8. Moving Towards Positive Organizational Health: Challenges and a Proposal for a Research Model of Organizational Health Development

  1. Jonathan Houdmont2,
  2. Stavroula Leka2 and
  3. Robert R. Sinclair3
  1. Georg F. Bauer and
  2. Gregor J. Jenny

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119942849.ch8

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2

How to Cite

Bauer, G. F. and Jenny, G. J. (2012) Moving Towards Positive Organizational Health: Challenges and a Proposal for a Research Model of Organizational Health Development, in Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2 (eds J. Houdmont, S. Leka and R. R. Sinclair), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119942849.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations (IWHO), University of Nottingham, UK

  2. 3

    Clemson University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Zürich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119971047

Online ISBN: 9781119942849

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • moving towards positive OH;
  • OHD research model, challenges;
  • emerging positive perspective;
  • “Outcomes” of OH;
  • “Determinants” of OH;
  • intervention strategies, in improving OH;
  • concept of OHD;
  • OHD research model;
  • understanding OHD, change within system;
  • definition of relevant outcomes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Moving Towards Positive Organizational Health

  • Organizational Health Development: Concept and Model

  • Application of the OHD Research Model to Evaluation Research

  • Conclusions for Future Research on Organizational Health

  • Note

  • References