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Trouble at work

Fevre, Ralph William, Lewis, Duncan, Robinson, Amanda L. and Jones, Trevor David Butler 2012. Trouble at work. London: Bloomsbury Academic. 10.5040/9781849664677

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Abstract

Trouble in the workplace – whether it is bullying, harassment or stress – is always in the headlines. Yet, in many discussions, the research and statistics that are cited prove unreliable. This book summarises the largest specialist research programme on ill-treatment in the workplace so far undertaken. It provides a powerful antidote to half-truths and misinformation and offers a new way of conceptualizing trouble at work, moving the discussion away from individualized explanations – and talk of ‘bullies’ and ‘victims’ – towards the workplace characteristics that cause trouble at work. The biggest problems arise where organisations fail to create a workplace culture in which individuals really matter. Paradoxically, these are often the organisations which are well-versed in modern management practices.

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 9781408137031
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Last Modified: 11 Jun 2019 20:06
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/40525

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