This chapter will refer to key contributions and future research directions on the basis of each chapter as a conclusion. The Asia Pacific is the world’s most populous region and many workers experience very poor work conditions and insecure employment. Yet in terms of global effort little attention is given to psychosocial factors at work in the region. The 19 chapters of the current book focused on practical approaches toward healthy workplaces and workers in the Asia Pacific. Multidisciplinary efforts to address worker occupational health were made by presenting examples of practical approaches from global or national perspectives, and examples involving specific conditions such as telework, small-medium sized enterprises, work in disaster areas, and workplace clients’ violence. The book begins with an introduction to issues relating to psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific, building on the body of work presented in the first book: Psychosocial factors at work in the Asia Pacific (Dollard et al. 2014). In turn four major themes are addressed in the book.
|Title of host publication||Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific|
|Subtitle of host publication||From Theory to Practice|
|Editors||Akihito Shimazu, Maureen Dollard, Rusli Bin Nordin, Jodi Oakman|
|Place of Publication||Cham Switzerland|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2016|