Bad Apples

Identify, Prevent & Manage Negative Behavior at Work

Authors: Furnham, A., Taylor, J.

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In a difficult economic climate it is more important than ever to manage bad behaviour in the workplace and minimize the damage negative and destructive employees can have on an organization. This book looks at the problems companies can face but also shows how to resolve these issues and work towards a positive outcome.

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ADRIAN FURNHAM is Professor of Psychology at University College, London, UK. He is on the editorial board of a number of journals, has received many awards, and was recognized as the most productive psychologist in the world from 1980 to 1989. He is the author of over 600 journal articles and more than 40 books, including successful, popular management books. He acts as a consultant to a number of bodies including HM Government, British Airways, HBOS and SAP and also a number of multinational corporations. He writes regular columns in The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Times and is a frequent contributor to BBC radio and television.
 
JOHN TAYLOR works as an independent consultant with international companies and government organizations in Europe, the US, Africa and Asia. He specializes in developing behaviours leading to loyalty and training trainers and managers to achieve maximum commitment amongst their staff. Before becoming a consultant, he worked in the Public Service in the United Kingdom and overseas. His career has been split between management, personnel and training.

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'...a very scholarly book...' - Business Executive


Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-11

    Furnham, Adrian (et al.)

  • Counter-Productive Work Behaviors: The Nature and Size of the Problem

    Pages 12-48

    Furnham, Adrian (et al.)

  • Counter-Productive Work Behaviors: Why Do They Do It?

    Pages 49-94

    Furnham, Adrian (et al.)

  • Bad Eggs and Bad Apples

    Pages 95-127

    Furnham, Adrian (et al.)

  • Measuring Dark- and Bright-Side Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviors

    Pages 128-147

    Furnham, Adrian (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Bad Apples
Book Subtitle
Identify, Prevent & Manage Negative Behavior at Work
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30384-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230303843
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-58474-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36921-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 319
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