The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Wellbeing is a comprehensive and cutting-edge work providing the latest insights into a range of perspectives on organizational wellbeing, as well as highlighting global wellbeing issues and exploring new contexts. Topics covered include: digital working and social media, LGBTQIA+ identifications and work, suicide at work, refugee workers, and mental health. A multi- and inter-disciplinary work, this handbook embraces ideas and empirical work from a range of fields including psychology, business and management, economics, and science. This handbook draws together current knowledge whilst also outlining emerging issues and directions, making this an invaluable resource for students and researchers spanning a wide array of disciplines. Part 1: Theoretical Perspectives; Part 2: International Issues and Contexts; Part 3: Developing Organizational Wellbeing; and Part 4: Emerging Issues and Directions.

Chapter 9: Social Movements and Wellbeing in Organizations from Multilevel and Intersectional Perspectives: The Case of the #blacklivesmatter Movement

Social Movements and Wellbeing in Organizations from Multilevel and Intersectional Perspectives: The Case of the #blacklivesmatter Movement

Social movements and wellbeing in organizations from multilevel and intersectional perspectives: the case of the #blacklivesmatter movement
Mustafa F. Özbilgin Cihat Erbil

Introduction

Wellbeing is often defined as a state of equilibrium and thriving in the context of other constructs such as health, happiness, prosperity, satisfaction, ability to cope with stress, to retain meaning, purpose and dignity in life (Cartwright and Cooper, 2009; Dodge et al., 2012; Rath and Harter, 2010). In the context of work, wellbeing is studied among workers, managerial cohorts, leadership and other stakeholder communities. Cartwright and Cooper (2011) frame wellbeing as a vantage point from which ...

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