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

Author: Cary Cooper; Ron Burke
Publisher: United Kingdom : Gower Pub., 2010.
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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: Cary Cooper; Ron Burke
ISBN: 9780566089152 0566089157
OCLC Number: 769068786
Contents: Preface; Part I Introduction: Human frailties and toxic organizations, Ronald J. Burke.; Part II 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 van Wijhe, Wilmar B. Schaufeli and Maria Peeters; Dangerous connections: alcohol, employment and the family, Paul M. Roman and Lauren A. O'Brien; Case studies on substance abuse in the workplace, Victor Adebowale and Sarah Reed.; Part III 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, Vicky 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, Stale Einarsen, Merethe Ausland and Anders Skogstad; Bullying in the workplace, Lars Glaso, Tina Lokke 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, Terence Shulman; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Ron Burke, Cary 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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