Treating Worker Dissatisfaction During Economic Change, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123972620
  • ISBN-13: 9780123972620
  • DDC: 658.31422
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 330 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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In the current economy, companies are expected to turn on a dime in response to changing market needs to stay vibrant. What that means is that companies are constantly reorganizing. Employees are living in a constant state of change. This dynamic in the workplace has affected worker satisfaction, morale, and burnout. This is the first treatment manual to focus on treating job-related issues, whether it's conflict in the workplace, stress, burnout, performance, and more. Divided into two parts, Part One sets the stage with a discussion of the economic climate and how it impacts businesses, how business reacts to it, and how the new business climate affects employees. Part Two lays out the most current research on effectively treating work-related client issues. Individual, group, and organizational interventions are included, along with case examples, practical treatment exercises, checklists, and outlines for treatment.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
1: Understanding and Identifying Work-Related Problems.
2: The Serious Problems in the American Workplace.
3: Understanding Job Stress, Job Dissatisfaction, and Worker Burnout.
4: Major Work-Related Problems that Lead to Job Dissatisfaction and Burnout.
5: Teamwork and Cooperative Work Assignments Sometimes Lead to Job Dissatisfaction.
6: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.
7: Workplace Diversity and Discrimination.
8: Workaholics: Understanding and Changing Work-Addicted Behavior.
9: Workplace Violence.
10: Using Human Resource and Management Approaches to Prevent Work-Related Problems.
11: Preventing Workplace Problems through Competency-Based Management.
12: Three Primary Human Resource Functions: Hiring, In-Service Training, and Termination.
13: Competency-Based Evaluations.
14: Effective Treatment for Work-Related Problems.
15: Treating Work-Related Problems.
16: A Quality of Life Approach to Understanding and Measuring Workplace Problems.
17: Quality of Life Treatment and Workplace Problems.
18: Some Final Words.
The CES-D Depression Scale—Useful in Determining Worker Burnout.
Forced Early Retirement Stress Because of Burnout and Job Loss.
Managing Workers Using the New Interactive Technologies.