The main evidence comes from research undertaken by the following:
- Dr Al Seibert
- Professor Martin Seligman
- Dr Albert Ellis
- Dr Andrew Shatte
- Dr Karen Reivich
- Dr Salvatore Maddi
- Dr Deborah Khoshaba
References for specific areas of the training course
Locus of Control
General – Martin E.P. Seligman at the University of Pennsylvania
Rotter JB(1954) – Social-learning theory of personality (article)
Chen, J.C, & Silverthrone, C. (2008) – The impact of locus of control on Job Stress, job performance and job satisfaction in Taiwan. Leadership & Organisational Development Journal, 29 (7), 572-582. Doi: 10.1108/01437730810906326
Karimi, R & Alipour F (2011). Reduce Job stress in Organisations: Role of Locus of Control. International Journal of Business and Social Science, 18 (2), 232-236.
Lundberg G B and J S – I Don’t Have to Make Everything All Better
Sigmund Freud – ‘Le Bon’s Description of the Group Mind’, in Civilization, Society and Religion (PFL 12) p. 98-109
Steven Pinker – The Stuff of Thought (2007) p. 403
Jung C G – Man and his Symbols (1978) p. 123
Laing R D – Self and Others (Penguin 1972) p. 36
Carl R Rogers – Becoming Partners (London 1973) p. 35
Patricia Evans – Controlling People (Avon 2002) p. 33-7
Stress at work
ATL, The Educational Union. (2012). – Stress Management In The Workplace.
Brown F K (1996) – Career Resilience.
Cox T, & Griffiths A. – Work-Related Stress A Theoretical Perspective.
Leka S, & Houdmout J (Eds). (2010).- Occupational Health Psychology. (pp, 31-34).
Doosthuzen J, & Lill V, B. (2008) – Coping With Stress In the Workplace. SA Journal Of Industrial Psychology, 12(1) 64-69.
Flaxman E P, & Frank W B (2010) – Worksite Stress Management Training: Moderated Effects and Clinical Significance. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 15(4), 347-358. doi:10.1037/a0020522
MacDonald L (2012) – The Effects of Learned Helplessness on Organizational Behaviour Stress
Meichenbaum D (1996) – Stress inoculation training for coping with stressors.
Realistic Optimism/Flexible thinking and Self-Talk
General – Martin Seligman, the University of Pennsylvania has the most research on this subject to date – Centre for Confidence. (2011). Positive Psychology, The main ingredients of Resilience
Folkman S, Lazarus S R, Dunkel-Schetter, DeLongis A & Gruen R J (1986) – Dynamics of a Stressful Encounter: Cognitive Appraisal, Coping, and Encounter Outcomes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 50(5). 992-1003 doi: 10.1037/0022-35220.127.116.112
Fournier G (2010) – Cognitive Appraisal Theory.
Maddi R S & Khoshaba M D. (2005) – Resilience at Work. New York: Amazon.
Lazarus R S, & Folkman S (1984) – Stress, Appraisal, and Coping. New York: Springer Publishing
Martinuzzi B (2006) – Optimism The Hidden Asset.
Reivich K & Shatte A (2002) – The Resilience Factor: 7 Keys To Finding Your Inner Strength And Overcome Life’s Hurdles. New York: Broadway Books
Southwick S D, Charney D, & Friedman J M (2011) – Resilience and Mental Health: Challenges Across the Lifespan
Abbott J, Klein B, Hamilton C, & Rosenthal A (2009) – The Impact of Online Resilience Training for Sales Managers on Wellbeing and Work Performance. Journal of Applied Psychology
Albert Bandura – Social Cognitive Theory
Gardner G D & Pierce L J (1998) – Self-Esteem and Self Efficacy within an Organisational Context.
Lunenberg C F (2011) – Self-Efficacy in the Workplace: Implications for Motivation and Performance. International Journal Of Management, Business, And Administration,
Emotional Awareness and Regulation
Grandly A A (2000) – Emotion Regulation in the Workplace: A New Way to Conceptualise
Challen A, Noden P, West A, & Machin, S. (2011) – UK Resilience Programme Evaluation:
Daniel Goleman (1996) – Emotional Intelligence
Weinberg A & Cooper C (2007) – Surviving the Workplace: A guide to emotional well -being. London: Thomson Learning.
General – Emotional Labour. Journal Of Occupational Health Psychology
General Research around Resilience
Waite J P & Richardson E G (2004) – Determining The Efficacy of Resilience, Training in the Work Site. Journal of Applied Health, 33 (3), 178-183.
Wong P T P, Wong L C J & Scott C. (2006). The positive psychology of transformation: Beyond stress and coping. In Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (Eds.), Handbook of Multicultural perspectives on stress and coping (1-15).
Cognitive Behavioural Theory
General – Aaron T Beck is the pioneer of CBT.
Rachman S (1997) – The evolution of cognitive behaviour therapy.
Clark D, Fairburn C G & Gelder M G – Science and practice of cognitive behaviour therapy: Oxford University Press.
Hayes S C, Villatte M, Levin M, Hildebrandt M (2011) – Open, aware, and active: Contextual approaches as an emerging trend in the behavioral and cognitive therapies. Ann. Rev. Clin. Psychol. 7: 141–168.
Hofmann S G, Sawyer A T, Fang A (2010) – “The empirical status of the “new wave” of cognitive behavioral therapy”
Butler A C, Chapman J E, Forman E M, Beck AT (2006) – “The empirical status of cognitive-behavioral therapy: a review of meta-analyses”. Clin Psychol Rev 26 (1): 17–31.
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