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The psychology of fear in organizations : how to transform anxiety into well-being, productivity and innovation

Author: Sheila Keegan
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2015.
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"In the context of global economic recession, fear has become institutionalized in many organizations, both in the private and public sectors. Board directors are under pressure from shareholders, senior executives are attempting to maintain sales in a nervous market and many people are concerned about job security and maintaining their living standards. This book shows how fear manifests itself in large  Read more...
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Keegan, Sheila.
Psychology of fear in organizations
(DLC) 2014043314
(OCoLC)881041513
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Keegan
ISBN: 9780749472559 0749472553
OCLC Number: 901274254
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 01 The paradox of fear --
02 The cultural backdrop of fear --
03 Perspectives on fear --
04 Cultures of fear within organizations --
05 Feeling fear at work --
06 Over-control and manipulation in the workplace --
07 Organizations in crisis --
Part Two How we can harness fear to improve productivity and organizational health through promoting human values --
08 Being human --
09 Creating psychologically healthy workplaces --
10 Leadership and appreciative inquiry --
11 Developing resilience --
12 Building trust within organizations --
13 The power of language --
14 Building a culture of innovation --
15 What about the future?
Responsibility: Sheila Keegan.

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Understand fear, rife in many organizations, so you can redirect it to provide energy for a new wave of business innovation and growth.  Read more...

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