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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 : Ashgate Pub., 2010.
Series: Psychological and behavioral aspects of risk series.
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What are the financial and psychological costs of risky behavior in business to the individuals concerned and their organizations? Risky Business provides a perspective on addictive behaviors such as gambling, drug taking and even addiction to work; criminal behaviors such as theft and corruption; and behaviors such as aggression and violence. The authors then look at their implications to employee and  Read more...
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Burke, Ronald J.
Risky Business : Psychological, Physical and Financial Costs of High Risk Behavior in Organizations
Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, c2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald J Burke; Cary L Cooper
ISBN: 9781409405535 1409405532
OCLC Number: 662258365
Description: 1 online resource (482 p.)
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; About the Editors; Acknowledgments; Part I Introduction; 1 Human Frailties and Toxic Organizations; Part II Human Frailties; 2 Work Hours, Work Intensity and Work Addiction: Weighing the Costs; 3 Understanding and Treating Workaholism: Setting the Stage for Successful Interventions; 4 Dangerous Concoctions: Alcohol, Employment and the Family; 5 Case Studies on Substance Abuse in the Workplace; Part III Toxic Organizations; 6 Discrimination as High Risk Behavior in the Workplace. 7 Psychologically Intimate, Romantic, and Sexually Intimate Relationships in the Workplace8 Sexual Harassment in the Workplace; 9 Job Demands, Resources and Psychological and Physical Well-being; 10 Tragic Duty; 11 The Nature and Outcomes of Destructive Leadership Behavior in Organizations; 12 Bullying in the Workplace; 13 Workplace Violence: The American Experience; 14 Managing the Risk of Workplace Accidents; 15 Biting the Hand that Feeds: The Employee Theft.
Series Title: Psychological and behavioral aspects of risk series.
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