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About the Author

Cary Cooper

Cary L. Cooper is Distinguished Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health and former Pro Vice Chancellor at Lancaster University. He is the author/editor of over 120 books on occupational stress, women at work and industrial and organizational psychology, including Myths of Management, How to Deal with Stress, The Outstanding Middle Manager and Stress. He has written over 400 scholarly articles for academic journals and is a frequent contributor to national newspapers, TV and radio. He is Editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior and Editor-in-Chief of the medical journal Stress & Health. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, The Royal Society of Arts, The Royal Society of Medicine, The Royal Society of Public Health, The British Academy of Management and an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Cary L. Cooper is past President of the British Academy of Management, is a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute and one of the first UK based Fellows of the (American) Academy of Management. In 2001, Cary was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for his contribution to occupational safety and health. He holds Honorary Doctorates from Aston University (DSc), Heriot-Watt University (DLitt), Middlesex University (Doc. Univ) and Wolverhampton University (DBA); an Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine in 2005, was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (Hon FRCP) in 2006, in 2007 a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Division of Occupational Psychology of the British Psychological Society and in 2008 an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (College of Occupational Medicine).

He is also the President of the Institute of Welfare, President of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, a national Ambassador of The Samaritans, a Patron of the Anxiety UK, and Patron of the National Bullying Helpline. HR Magazine named him the 6th Most Influential Thinker in HR in 2009.

Books by Author

Myths of Management

Gives an entertaining, authoritative and fascinating look into the myths that dominate popular conceptions of management, providing readers with a compelling, well-researched and practical guide to how…

Published: October 2017, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749480233

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The Outstanding Middle Manager

Provides groundbreaking practical guidance on how to forge a successful, dynamic and fulfilling career in middle management or senior specialist roles.

Published: September 2016, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749474669

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How to Deal with Stress

How to Deal with Stress, 3rd edition, takes a psychological approach to stress, enabling you to build your own plan, gain control and improve your well-being.

Published: March 2013, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749467067

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Ivan Robertson, Cary Cooper


This Mini Toolkit provides a one-stop, comprehensive set of resources for managing workplace stress effectively.

Published: April 2008, Loose-leaf,
EAN: 9781843982081

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