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Emotion, Well-Being, and Resilience: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Applications (Hardcover)
This important new volume discusses the role of emotion, resilience, and well-being in many contexts of human life, including home, school, and workplace. Leading researchers and academicians from around the world and from various fields--such as health, education, information and technology, military, and manufacturing--explore the theoretical and practical implications of many studies in this area. They present new concepts, models, and knowledge for practical applications that address challenges to well-being. The volume also considers the roles of several other influencing factors, such as emotional intelligence, performance, productivity, and employee's health and happiness.
The book's editors state that, "At this juncture of human and technological development, when artificial intelligence and automation are slowly taking over the world, holding on to the study of emotions, well-being, and resilience has become imperative, as these influence sustainable performances and growth by individuals as well as organizations."
About the Author
Rabindra Kumar Pradhan, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Resources in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India. He has more than 20 years of research and teaching experience. He has published numerous papers and book chapters and has edited several books in the area of emotional intelligence, human resources management, and training and development. Updesh Kumar, PhD, is Scientist 'G' and Head of the Mental Health Division at the Defense Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR) of the R & D Organization (DRDO) of the Ministry of Defense, Delhi, India. He specializes in the area of military psychology, personality assessment, suicidal behavior, health psychology, and test development for the selection of officers for the Indian Armed Forces (Personality Tests and Intelligence Tests).