Workplace Innovation

Theory, Research and Practice

  • Peter Oeij
  • Diana Rus
  • Frank D. Pot

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Frank D. Pot, Diana Rus, Peter R. A. Oeij
    Pages 1-8
  3. Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Frank D. Pot, Peter Totterdill, Steven Dhondt
      Pages 11-26
    3. Tuomo Alasoini, Elise Ramstad, Peter Totterdill
      Pages 27-44
  4. Theory Matters & Evidence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Peter R. A. Oeij, Steven Dhondt
      Pages 63-78
    3. Steven Dhondt, Lander Vermeerbergen, Geert Van Hootegem
      Pages 79-94
    4. Frank D. Pot
      Pages 95-110
    5. Aditya Jain, Vlad Dediu, Gerard Zwetsloot, Stavroula Leka
      Pages 111-128
  5. Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Peter R. A. Oeij, Steven Dhondt, Rita Žiauberytė-Jakštienė, Antonio Corral, Paul Preenen
      Pages 149-169
    3. Helge Hvid, Vibeke Kristine Scheller
      Pages 171-187
    4. Liv Starheim, Peter Hasle
      Pages 209-225
    5. Marta Strumińska-Kutra, Boleslaw Rok, Zofia Mockałło
      Pages 227-243
    6. Chris Warhurst, Chris Mathieu, Sally Wright
      Pages 245-259
    7. Agnès Parent-Thirion, Greet Vermeylen, Mathijn Wilkens, Isabella Biletta, Frank D. Pot
      Pages 261-277
  6. Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 279-279
    2. Pierre van Amelsvoort, Geert Van Hootegem
      Pages 281-299
    3. Steven Dhondt, Peter Totterdill, Sylvie Boermans, Rita Žiauberytė-Jakštienė
      Pages 301-319
    4. Kåre Hansen, Oscar Amundsen, Tone Merethe Berg Aasen, Leif Jarle Gressgård
      Pages 321-338
    5. Fietje Vaas, Rita Žiauberytė-Jakštienė
      Pages 355-373
  7. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 397-397
    2. Peter R. A. Oeij, Diana Rus, Frank D. Pot
      Pages 399-410
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 411-413

About this book


This book focuses on workplace innovation, which is a key element in ensuring that organizations and the people within them can adapt to and engage in healthy, sustainable change. It features a collection of multi-level, multi-disciplinary contributions that combine theory, research and practical perspectives. In addition, the book presents new perspectives from a number of nations on policies with novel theoretical approaches to workplace innovation, as well as international case studies on the subject. These cases highlight the role of leadership, the relation between workplace innovation and well-being, as well as the do’s and don’ts of workplace innovation implementation. Whether you are an experienced workplace practitioner, manager, a policy-maker, unionist, or a student of workplace innovation, this book contains a range of tips, tools and international case studies to help the reader understand and implement workplace innovation.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Oeij
    • 1
  • Diana Rus
    • 2
  • Frank D. Pot
    • 3
  1. 1.TNO LeidenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Creative PeasAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Institute for Management ResearchRadboud UniversityNijmegenThe Netherlands

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