Dr Sabir Giga

Senior Lecturer

Research Overview

Sabir is a Senior Lecturer in Organizational Health and Well-Being. He has researched extensively on workplace bullying and stress, with a particular focus on interventions in health and public sector organisations. Sabir has advised a number of national and international bodies such as the UK Government Office for Science on working hours and mental health, the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on their ‘Stress Management Standards’, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) on workplace bullying and the United Nation's International Labour Office on work-related stress and violence.

He is on the Editorial Board of the journal “Work and Stress” (since 2003) and a Principal Investigator on a 30-month ESRC funded project researching “The Role of Army Reservists: An Analysis of their Experiences and the Attitudes and Perceptions of Civilian Employers, Regulars and Significant Others.”

Stress, health and well-being: the mediating role of employee and organizational commitment
Jain, A.K., Giga, S., Cooper, C. 11/10/2013 In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 10, 10, p. 4907-4924. 17 p.
Journal article

Perceived organizational support as a moderator in the relationship between organisational stressors and organizational citizenship behaviors
Jain, A.K., Giga, S., Cooper, C. 2013 In: International Journal of Organizational Analysis. 21, 3, p. 313-334. 22 p.
Journal article

The development of a framework for a comprehensive approach to stress management interventions at work
Giga, S., Cooper, C., Faragher, B. 2013 In: From stress to wellbeing. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 113-128. 16 p. ISBN: 9780230300583.
Chapter

Social power as a means of increasing personal and organisational effectiveness: the meditating role of organisational citizenship behaviour
Jain, A.K., Giga, S., Cooper, C. 2011 In: Journal of Management and Organization. 17, 3, p. 412-432.
Journal article

Bullying and workplace discrimination
Lewis, D., Giga, S., Hoel, H. 2010 In: Bullying and emotional abuse in the workplace. London : CRC Press p. 267-281. 15 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Working longer: hours of work and health
Giga, S., Jain, A.K., Cooper, C. 2010 In: Mental capital and wellbeing. Chichester : WileyBlackwell p. 689-696. 8 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Employee wellbeing, control and organizational commitment
Jain, A.K., Giga, S., Cooper, C. 2009 In: Leadership and Organization Development Journal. 30, 3, p. 256-273. 17 p.
Journal article

A Review of Black and Minority Ethnic Employee Experiences of Workplace Bullying: A Report and Review for the Dignity at Work Partnership
Giga, S., Hoel, H., Duncan., L. 2008 unknown.
Commissioned report

State-of-Science Review - Working Longer: Hours of Work and Health.: A Science Review for the Foresight Project on Mental Capital and Mental Wellbeing.
Giga, S., Jain, A.K., Cooper, C. 2008 HMSO.
Commissioned report

The Costs of Workplace Bullying: A Report and Review for the Dignity at Work Partnership
Giga, S., Hoel, H., Duncan., L. 2008 unknown.
Commissioned report

Expectations and realities of student nurses’ experiences of negative behaviour and bullying in clinical placement and the influences of socialisation processes
Hoel, H., Giga, S., Davidson, M.J. 1/11/2007 In: Health Services Management Research. 20, 4, p. 270-278. 9 p.
Journal article

The Health Effects of Racism on Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Nurses and the Early Onset of Retirement.
Giga, S., Archibong, U. 2007 unknown.
Commissioned report

Capacity for Results: An Evaluation of ‘Getting Results’ and the Capacity Development Needs of Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations
Archibong, U., Giga, S., Jacinta, E., Reg, W. 2006 unknown.
Commissioned report

Destructive Interpersonal Conflict in the Workplace: The Effectiveness of Management Interventions.
Hoel, H., Giga, S. 2006 unknown.
Commissioned report

The development of psychosocial capital in organisations: implications for work and family life
Giga, S., Cooper, C. 2005 In: Work and life integration. New Jersey : Psychology Press p. 407-422. 16 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Bullying of Student Nurses: The Role of Socialisation Processes.
Hoel, H., Giga, S. 2004 unknown.
Commissioned report

The development of a framework for a comprehensive approach to stress management interventions at work
Giga, S., Cooper, C., Faragher, B. 11/2003 In: International Journal of Stress Management. 10, 4, p. 280-296. 17 p.
Journal article

The UK perspective: a review of organisational stress management interventions
Giga, S., Noblet, A.J., Faragher, B., Cooper, C. 07/2003 In: Australian Psychologist. 38, 2, p. 158-164. 7 p.
Journal article

Beacons of Excellence in Stress Prevention.: Health and Safety Executive Contract Research Report No: RR133
Jordan, J., Emma, G., Giga, S., Faragher, B., Cooper, C. 2003 HSE.
Commissioned report

Violence and stress at work in financial services
Giga, S., Hoel, H. 2003 International Labor Office
Working paper

Violence and stress at work in the performing arts and in journalism
Giga, S., Hoel, H., Cooper, C. 2003 International Labor Office, 20 p.
Working paper

Violence and stress at work in the postal sector
Giga, S., Hoel, H., Cooper, C. 2003 International Labor Office
Working paper