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Crime and Corruption in Organizations: Why It Occurs and What To Do About It

Crime and Corruption in Organizations: Why It Occurs and What To Do About It

1st Edition

Ronald J. Burke, Edward C. Tomlinson
August 23, 2018

Although increasing attention has been paid to it, there are no signs that crime and corruption in organizations is decreasing, so if you're a manager or government policy maker, and your mandate is to reduce crime and corruption, where do you start? The international authors of this book fill a...

Violence and Abuse In and Around Organisations

Violence and Abuse In and Around Organisations

1st Edition

Ronald J. Burke, Cary L. Cooper
February 07, 2018

This international collection examines violence and abuse in and around organisations. The collection documents the causes, specifically from the perspective of human relations and of the workplace conditions. It also highlights the specific risks associated with high-risk professions or working...

The Fulfilling Workplace: The Organization's Role in Achieving Individual and Organizational Health

The Fulfilling Workplace: The Organization's Role in Achieving Individual and Organizational Health

1st Edition

Ronald J. Burke, Cary L. Cooper
November 16, 2016

It is very easy for organizations to ignore or overlook the impact of social and commercial change-of increased pressure to deliver profit (above all else) and of transformation in the ways in which we are now working-on the mental health and, consequently, the performance of their employees. And...

Stress in Policing: Sources, consequences and interventions

Stress in Policing: Sources, consequences and interventions

1st Edition

Ronald J. Burke
July 07, 2016

Stress in policing remains a serious concern for individual officers, their families, their organizations and society at large. As an editor of the Psychological and Behavioural Aspects of Risk series, Ronald J. Burke brings together the latest research findings and intervention strategies, shown...

Coping, Personality and the Workplace: Responding to Psychological Crisis and Critical Events

Coping, Personality and the Workplace: Responding to Psychological Crisis and Critical Events

1st Edition

Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou, Cary L. Cooper
December 18, 2015

How an individual responds to crises and critical incidents at work, both immediately and subsequent to the event, is heavily influenced both by personality characteristics and their use of coping strategies. These can, in turn, be affected by levels of education, gender and even the profession...

Mental Illness in the Workplace: Psychological Disability Management

Mental Illness in the Workplace: Psychological Disability Management

1st Edition

Henry G. Harder, Shannon Wagner, Josh Rash
June 28, 2014

The extent of mental illness concerns in the workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. Stress, depression, anxiety, workplace bullying and other issues are costing businesses billions every year in lost productivity, poor treatments and employee retention. Unless appropriately addressed, issues...

Creating Healthy Workplaces: Stress Reduction, Improved Well-being, and Organizational Effectiveness

Creating Healthy Workplaces: Stress Reduction, Improved Well-being, and Organizational Effectiveness

1st Edition

Caroline Biron, Ronald J. Burke
January 28, 2014

The contributions in Creating Healthy Workplaces include a number of interventions that relate the efforts undertaken by researchers and organizations together, to reduce stress and improve the mental and physical health of employees through positive change initiatives. Those working in the field...

Human Frailties: Wrong Choices on the Drive to Success

Human Frailties: Wrong Choices on the Drive to Success

1st Edition

Ronald J. Burke, Suzy Fox
December 18, 2013

Every day we hear stories about the consequences of human frailties for individuals, their families and friends, and their organizations. Some of these stories are about alcohol and drug addiction and other harmful lifestyle choices, but human frailty also leads to all kinds of unethical and...

Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety

1st Edition

Sharon Clarke, Ronald J. Burke
June 28, 2011

Workplace accidents and errors cost organizations hundreds of billions of dollars each year, and the injured workers and their families endure considerable financial and emotional suffering. It's obvious that increasing employee health and safety pays. The accumulating evidence shows that investing...

Corporate Reputation: Managing Opportunities and Threats

Corporate Reputation: Managing Opportunities and Threats

1st Edition

Ronald J. Burke, Graeme Martin
April 28, 2011

Increasing media scrutiny, global coverage and communication via the internet means corporate reputation can be damaged quickly, and failing to successfully address challenges to corporate reputation has consequences. Companies generally suffer almost ten times the financial loss from damaged...

New Directions in Organizational Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

New Directions in Organizational Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

1st Edition

Cary Cooper, Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou
March 28, 2011

This research shows the dynamic relationship between work, health and satisfaction. New Directions in Organizational Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, comprehensively covers new developments in the field of occupational health psychology and provides insight into the many challenges that will...

Risky Business: Psychological, Physical and Financial Costs of High Risk Behavior in Organizations

Risky Business: Psychological, Physical and Financial Costs of High Risk Behavior in Organizations

1st Edition

Cary L. Cooper, Ronald J. Burke
August 28, 2010

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;...

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