Professor Susan Cartwright

Professor of Organisational Psychology and Wellbeing

Research Interests

Susan is interested on the area of occupational stress and organizational health and well being. Her work has produced a number of innovative and best practice examples of organizational develeopment initatives to reduce stress and promote health, as well as leading to the development of a widely used stress screening tool, "ASSET" (with C.L.Cooper)

Other areas of research interest include: the impact of change, particularly the human aspects of mergers and acquisitions on organizational productivity, commitment, employee satisfaction and well being, expatriation, innovation, health and culture, training evaluation, emotional intelligence, the meaning of work and older workers

Sickness presenteeism and sickness absence over time: a UK employee perspective
Collins, A.M., Cartwright, S., Cowlishaw, S.M. 7/08/2017 In: Work and Stress. 16 p.
Journal article

Well being and performance interventions: a call for more theory based "black box" designs
Cartwright, S., Albrecht, S.L., Wilson-Evered, E. 22/11/2016 In: Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance. 3, 4, 9 p.
Editorial

Social support in the workplace between teleworkers, office-based colleagues, and supervisors
Collins, A.M., Hislop, D., Cartwright, S. 12/07/2016 In: New Technology, Work and Employment. 31, 2, p. 161-175. 15 p.
Journal article

Towards organizational health: stress, positive organizational behavior, employee well-being
Cartwright, S., Cooper, C. 2014 In: Bridging occupational, organizational and public health . Dordrecht : Springer p. 29-42. 14 p. ISBN: 9789400756397. Electronic ISBN: 9789400756403.
Chapter

An examination of the concurrent and prospective influences of sickness presenteeism and sickness absenteeism behaviour on organisational and individual outcomes in UK workers
Collins, A., Cartwright, S., Cowlishaw, S. 11/10/2013
Conference paper

The relationship between absenteeism and presenteeism: a longitudinal study of the attendance patterns of UK workers
Collins, A., Cartwright, S., Berridge, D. 19/05/2013
Conference paper

Homeworking: negotiating the psychological contract
Collins, A., Cartwright, S., Hislop, D. 04/2013 In: Human Resource Management Journal. 23, 2, p. 211-225. 15 p.
Journal article

Methods in M&A—A look at the past and the future to forge a path forward
Cartwright, S., Terrikangas, S., Rouzies, A., Wilson-Evered, E. 06/2012 In: Scandinavian Journal of Management. 28, 2, p. 95-106. 12 p.
Journal article

Why come into work ill?: individual and organizational factors underlying presenteeism
Collins, A., Cartwright, S. 2/04/2012 In: Employee Relations. 34, 4, p. 429-442. 14 p.
Journal article

Individual response to mergers and acquisitions
Cartwright, S. 2012 In: The handbook of mergers and acquisitions. Oxford : Oxford University Press ISBN: 9780199601462.
Chapter

The attendance dynamics of UK employees: A longitudinal study into the health consequences of presenteeism and absenteeism of public and private sector employees
Collins, A., Cartwright, S. 2012 In: 10th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology conference. Zurich, Switzerland
Conference contribution

Why come into work ill?: individual and organizational factors underlying presenteeism
Collins, A., Cartwright, S. 2012 In: Employee Relations. 34, 4, p. 429-442. 14 p.
Journal article

Developing vitality : the relationship between health and employee engagement
Cartwright, S., Cooper, J., Patterson, D., Gibbs, P. 2011 In: Innovations in Stress and health. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 33-51. 19 p. ISBN: 978-0-230-25191-5.
Chapter

Innovations in Stress and Health
Cartwright, S., Cooper, C. 2011 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 181 p. ISBN: 978-0-230-25191-5.
Book

Leadership effectiveness : the costs and benefits of being emotionally intelligent
Lindebaum, D., Cartwright, S. 2011 In: Leadership and Organization Development Journal. 32, 3, p. 281-290. 9 p.
Journal article

Psychological and psychosocial predictors of attitudes towards working past normal retirement age
Davies, E., Cartwright, S. 2011 In: Employee Relations. 33, 3, p. 249-268. 20 p.
Journal article

The role of organizations in promoting health and well being
Cartwright, S., Cooper, C. 2011 In: Innovations in stress and health. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 153-172. 19 p. ISBN: 978-0-230-25191-5.
Chapter

Why come into work ill? Individual and organizational factors underlying presenteeism
Collins, A., Cartwright, S. 2011 In: 11th EURAM conference. Tallinn, Estonia
Conference contribution

A critical examination of the relationship between Emotional Intelligence and transformational leadership
Lindebaum, D., Cartwright, S. 11/2010 In: Journal of Management Studies. 47, 7, p. 1317-1342. 26 p.
Journal article

Job demands, resources and psychological and physical well being; critical factors which may make some jobs more stressful than others
Cartwright, S. 2010 In: Risky Business: Psychological, Physical and Financial Costs of High Risk behavior in Organizations . Farnham Surrey : Gower p. 263-286. 23 p. ISBN: 9780566089152 .
Chapter

Well being at Work: the importance of social relationships
Cartwright, S. 11/2009 Welfare World 2 p.
Featured article

Counting cost of presenteeism
Cartwright, S., Cooper, C. 07/2009 Professional Manager 2 p.
Featured article

The value of stories in understanding the past and shaping the future in merged organizations
Cartwright, S., Magni, L. 2009 In: Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions. Emerald p. 43-60. 17 p. ISBN: 9781848557802.
Chapter

Cross-Cultural Consultancy Initiatives to Develop Russian Managers: An Analysis of Five Western Aid-Funded Programs
Gilbert, K., Cartwright, S. 12/2008 In: Academy of Management Learning and Education. 7, 4, p. 504-518. 15 p.
Journal article

Emotional Intelligence: its measurement and implications for the workplace
Cartwright, S., Pappas, C. 06/2008 In: International Journal of Management Reviews. 10, 2, p. 149-171. 23 p.
Journal article

The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Well Being
Cartwright, S., Cooper, C.L. 2008 Oxford : Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780199211913.
Book

The Oxford handbook of Personnel Psychology
Cartwright, S., Cooper, C. 2008 Oxford : Oxford University Press. 654 p. ISBN: 978-0-19-923473-8.
Book

Work Environments, Stress, and Productivity: An Examination Using ASSET.
Donald, I., Taylor, P.J., Johnson, S., Cooper, C., Cartwright, S., Robertson, S. 11/2005 In: International Journal of Stress Management. 12, 4, p. 409-423. 15 p.
Journal article