Bad Apples: Identify, Prevent & Manage Negative Behavior at Work

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Springer, Feb 7, 2011 - Business & Economics - 319 pages
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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This is a very helpful book especially in understanding and knowing why sometimes our group comes to a failure. Bad apples are the one who mostly spread out like a virus and affect the performance of the group. This is a good book, I say.


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The process
The Nature and Size
Why Do They Do
Justice atwork
The wrong focus Vengeful litigation The criminal personality
The antisocial personality the psychopath or moral imbecile
Criminal personality disorder
MeasuringDark and BrightSide Attitudes Beliefsand

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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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