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Work abuse : how to recognize and survive it

Author: Judith Wyatt; Chauncey Hare
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Schenkman Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Millions of people hate their jobs. They may think the problem is stress or burn-out, but for most of these people, the true problem is an abusive work environment: one that disempowers people and destroys self-esteem. Work abuse is the dehumanizing of people through patterned ways of interacting at work. This includes systematic denial that the abuse is happening, as most abusive managers consider such poisonous
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Wyatt; Chauncey Hare
ISBN: 0870471104 9780870471100 0870471090 9780870471094
OCLC Number: 35856032
Description: xii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. Enduring a Day at a Time. 1. Thank God It's Friday. 2. A Normal Day of Silence --
pt. II. Obstacles to Change: Shame, Helplessness, and Power. 3. Personal Change: "I Can't" or "I Don't Want To" 4. Resistance to Redistributing Power --
pt. III. The Workplace: Seeing How It Could Be and Coping with How It Is. 5. A Good Place to Work Is Hard to Find. 6. Workplaces That Bring Out the Worst --
pt. IV. Empowered Awareness: A New Outlook for Surviving Abusive Work. 7. Using Empowered Awareness to Break Denial. 8. Self-Command Mastery --
pt. V. Strategic Utilization: Taking Action to Survive Abusive Work. 9. Managing and Recovering from a Crisis. 10. Taking Action to Survive Work Abuse.
Responsibility: Judith Wyatt and Chauncey Hare.

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Tens of thousands of people hate their jobs, merely enduring them a day at a time. For many, the true problem is an abusive work environment: one that disempowers people and destroys self-esteem.  Read more...

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