Ana Alice Vilas Boas

Federal University of Lavras

Ana Alice Vilas Boas is a post-doctor by HEC-Montreal. She attended her PhD at the University of Reading – UK. She holds a Master in Management by the Federal University of Lavras. From 1993 up to 2008 she worked at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and then she moved back to Lavras – Minas Gerais – Brazil where she is Associated Professor in the Department of Management and Economics of the Federal University of Lavras - UFLA. She is an expert in Human Resources Management and related areas such as business strategy, entrepreneurship, quality of working life and distance learning. She supervised many Master dissertations and some PhD thesis. Author of papers, chapters and books published in Brazil and worldwide. Her main topics of interest nowadays are Quality of Working Life and Organizational Behavior.

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In this book, we can read about the well-being, quality of life, and quality of working life. The authors come from different countries, and their ideas, studies, findings, and experiences offer beneficial contributions to enhance our knowledge in the field of well-being and quality of life, as well as quality of working life. The book is divided into two sections, and their respective chapters refer to two major areas. The first section covers "Different Perspectives of Quality of Life," considering the antecedents of happiness, quality of life and sports, quality of life indexes for the United States, well-being in the context of family policies in European countries, cultural well-being and income in Italy, and the right to life in South Africa. The second section deals with "Well-Being and Quality of Working Life," emphasizing these topics for university professors in Brazil, as well as work-related well-being, psychological well-being of individuals as employees, physical and psychical well-being and stress, human work in organizations considering the discomfort perspective, and professional pride and dignity among social workers. Thus, we consider this book will be of interest for readers with a diverse group of audience in different areas of specialty such as psychology, industrial and social psychology, management, medicine, education, law, and sociology.

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