Cary L. Cooper is 50th Anniversary Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health at Manchester Business School, and visiting professor at Lancaster University. He is the author/editor of over 120 books (on occupational stress, women at work and industrial and organisational psychology), and over 100 chapters in books. He has written over 400 scholarly articles for academic journals, and is a frequent contributor to national newspapers, TV and radio. He is currently Founding Editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior and Editor-in-Chief of the medical journal Stress & Health.In 2001, Cary was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his contribution to occupational safety and health. Professor Cooper is Chair of the UK’s Academy of Social Sciences (an umbrella body of 43 learned societies in the social sciences) (2009-), as well as past Chair of the Chronic Disease and Wellbeing Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum in Geneva (2009-2010). In November 2010, he was awarded the prestigious Lord Dearing Lifetime Achievement Award by the Times Higher Education for his distinguished contribution to higher education. Professor Cooper is also the President of the Institute of Welfare, President of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, President of RELATE, a national Ambassador of The Samaritans, and a Patron of the Anxiety UK. HR Magazine named him the 4th Most Influential Thinker in HR in 2012.
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