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Psychological resilience

There has been a growing interest over the last 5 to 10 years in the concept of employee or psychological resilience within organisations and in organisational research. Some of the reasons for this increased interest in resilience include evidence of: • increased performance• increased tolerance to uncertainty and ambiguity• more positive reactions to change However, […]

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Counter-productive work behaviours: Definition and Explanation


What are Counter-productive work behaviours? Counter-productive work behaviours refer to the types of behaviour that pull in the opposite direction of organisational citizenship behaviours and either detracts from, opposes, or causes barriers to the legitimate interests, aims, objectives and outcomes for an organisation. There are a number of typologies of counter-productive work behaviours including: The […]

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