Email address: email@example.com
Telephone: (902) 585-1671
Office location: Centre for Organizational Research & Development - 24 Highland Avenue
Classes taught 2009/10:
B.A., Duke University
M.A., Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., University of Oregon
Michael Leiter is an organizational psychologist interested in the relationships of people with their work. He has recently been appointed a Tier I Canada Research Chair position in Occupational Health and Well-Being. He has been involved in an active research program on occupational stress and professional efficacy in collaboration with organizations across North America. Through the Centre for Organizational Research & Development, he and his research team participate in organizational development projects with collaborating organizations.
Leiter, M. P., Laschinger, H. K. S., Day, A., & Gilin-Oore, D. (in press). The impact of civility interventions on employee social behavior, distress, and attitudes. Journal of Applied Psychology.
Leiter, M. P., Price, S. L., Laschinger, H. K. S., & (2010). Generational differences in distress, attitudes and incivility among nurses. Journal of Nursing Management, 18, 970-980.
Bakker, A., B. & Leiter, M. P. (Eds.) (2010). Work Engagement: A Handbook of Essential Research and Theory. London: Psychology Press.
Maslach, C & Leiter, M. P. (2008). Early predictors of job burnout and engagement. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 498-512.
Maslach, C., Schaufeli, W.B., & Leiter, M.P. (2001). Job Burnout. Annual Review of Psychology.
Leiter, M.P., Harvie, P., & Frizzell, C. (1998). The correspondence of patient satisfaction and nurse burnout. Social Science & Medicine, 47, 1611-1617.
Leiter, M.P., & Harvie, P. (1998). Conditions for staff acceptance of organizational change: Burnout as a mediating construct. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 11, 1-25.
Maslach, C. & Leiter, M. P. (1997). The truth about burnout. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
Leiter, M.P., & Harvie, P. (1997) The correspondence of supervisor and subordinate perspectives on major organizational change. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 2, 1-10.
Leiter, M.P., & Robichaud, L. (1997). Relationships of occupational hazards with burnout: An assessment of measures and models. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 2, 1-11.
In 2005 Michael Leiter was appointed a Tier I Canada Research Chair position in Occupational Health and Well-Being.
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