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Research companion to the dysfunctional workplace: management challenges and symptoms.

Author: Janice Langan-Fox
Publisher: Aldershot : Edward Elgar Pub, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A work exposing and exploring the phenomena of the dysfunctional workplace is long overdue. This fascinating book does just that, uncovering the subversiveness, counter-productive behaviour and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Langan-Fox
ISBN: 9781848442528 1848442521
OCLC Number: 953538952
Notes: ON ORDER.
Contents: Contents: PrefaceIntroductionPART I: BARRIERS TO PRODUCTIVE WORK1. When Good People Do Nothing: A Failure of Courage Christopher R. Rate and Robert J. Sternberg2. Personality Disorders and Derailment at Work: The Paradoxical Positive Influence of Pathology in the Workplace Adrian Furnham3. Problems of Employees with Personality Disorders: The Exemplar of Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) Michael Kyrios, Maja Nedeljkovic, Richard Moulding and Guy Doron4. Tyrants and Workplace BullyingJanice Langan-Fox and Michael Sankey5. The Struggle of the Self: Identity Dysfunctions in the Contemporary WorkplaceGlen E. Kreiner6. Why Bad Leaders Stay in Good Places Debra L. Shapiro and Mary Ann Von Glinow7. Leadership and Ethics: The Darker Side of ManagementMarc J. Schabracq and Iva Embley Smit8. Employee Loss of Trust in Management: Surviving in a New Era Roger C. Mayer9. Employee Attachment and Deviance in OrganizationsThomas E. Becker and Rebecca J. Bennett10. Work Hours and Work Addiction: Work Now, Pay Later Ronald J. Burke and Teal McAteer11. Feedback Phobia? Why Employees Do Not Want to Give or Receive Performance Feedback Jeannette N. Cleveland, Audrey S. Lim and Kevin R. Murphy12. Everybody Hurts, Sometimes: The Language of Emotionality and the Dysfunctional OrganizationAnjana Anandakumar, Tyrone S. Pitsis and Stewart R. Clegg13. Humor in Organizations: No Laughing Matter Robert E. Wood, Nadin Beckmann and Fiona PavlakisPART II: MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL MAYHEM14. The Role of Organizational Practices and Routines in Facilitating Normalized Corruption Mahendra Joshi, Vikas Anand and Kevin Henderson15. The Dysfunction Territoriality in Organizations Graham Brown and Sandra L. Robinson16. Towards a Relational Model of Workplace AggressionM. Sandy Hershcovis and Julian Barling17. Understanding and Deterring Employee Theft with Organizational JusticeEdward C. Tomlinson and Jerald Greenberg18. When Teams Fail in Organizations: What Creates Teamwork Breakdowns?Dana E. Sims and Eduardo Salas19. Collective Wisdom as an Oxymoron: Team-based Structures as Impediments to LearningMichael D. Johnson and John R. Hollenbeck20. The Bright and Dark Sides of Personality: Implications for Personnel Selection in Individual and Team ContextsTimothy A. Judge and Jeffery A. LePine21. Motives and Traits as a Driver of Adaptive and Maladaptive Managerial StylesSharon L. Grant22. Avoiding Entrepreneurial Frustration: Building a Management TeamRobert D. Hisrich and Julie Lutz23. Organizational Change and its Dysfunctional Effect on Managers in Large Organizations Les Worrall, Cary L. Cooper and Kim Mather24. Helping Creativity and Innovation Thrive in Organizations: Functional and Dysfunctional PerspectivesNeil Anderson and Rosina M. Gasteiger25. 'Dysfunctional' Subcultures in Organizations: Threat or a Key to Enhancing Change?Roy J. Lewicki, David Greenberger and Erin CoyneIndex


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