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Risky business : psychological, physical and financial costs of high risk behavior in organizations

Author: Ronald J Burke; Cary L Cooper
Publisher: Farnham : Gower, ©2010.
Series: Psychological and behavioral aspects of risk series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What are the financial and psychological costs of risky behaviour in business to the individuals concerned and their organizations? This book provides a perspective on addictive behaviours such as  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald J Burke; Cary L Cooper
ISBN: 9780566089152 0566089157 9781409405535 1409405532
OCLC Number: 477266951
Description: xxii, 459 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction --
Human frailties and toxic organizations / Ronald J. Burke --
pt. 2. Human frailties --
Work hours, work intensity and work addiction : weighing the costs / Ronald J. Burke --
Understanding and treating workaholism : setting the stage for successful interventions / Corine I. van Wijhe, Wilmar B. Schaufeli, and Maria C.W. Peeters --
Dangerous concoctions : alcohol, employment and the family / Paul M. Roman and Lauren A. O'Brien --
Case studies on substance abuse in the workplace / Lord Victor Adebowale and Sarah Reed --
pt. 3. Toxic organizations --
Discrimination as high risk behavior in the workplace / Robert L. Dipboye --
Psychologically intimate, romantic, and sexually intimate relationships in the workplace / Ronald J. Burke --
Sexual harassment in the workplace / Vicki J. Magley, Timothy J. Bauerle, and Benjamin M. Walsh --
Job demands, resources and psychological and physical well-being : critical factors which may make some jobs more stressful than others / Susan Cartwright --
Tragic duty / Ronald J. Burke --
The nature and outcomes of destructive leadership behavior in organizations / Ståle Einarsen, Merethe Schanke Aasland, and Anders Skogstad --
Bullying in the workplace / Lars Glasø, Tina Løkke Vie and Helge Hoel --
Workplace violence : the American experience / Richard V. Denenberg and Tia Schneider Denenberg --
Managing the risk of workplace accidents / Sharon Clarke --
Biting the hand that feeds : the employee theft epidemic--a human face on theft / Terrence Daryl Shulman.
Series Title: Psychological and behavioral aspects of risk series.
Responsibility: edited by Ronald J. Burke and Cary L. Cooper.

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'...Risky Business delves into these murky, twisted, can-of-worms difficult topics, by investigating the psychological, behavioural, and social dimensions of high-risk behaviours by individuals and Read more...

 
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