West, Michael and Reynolds, Shirley (1995) Employee attitudes to work-based counselling services. Work and Stress, 9 (1). pp. 31-44. ISSN 0267-8373Full text not available from this repository.
Work-based counselling services have increasingly been introduced in organizational settings in the 1980s and 1990s. In this paper, a study is reported of the attitudes of 213 employees of a UK Health Authority towards an existing counselling service. Questionnaires sought information about attitudes to counselling, confidentiality, attitudes to those seeking counselling and general health. The results suggested that attitudes to work-based counselling services are predicted by employees' perceptions of those seeking counselling as trustworthy and their beliefs about the confidentiality of the service. The practical implications of these results are examined.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Work and Stress|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Counselling services ; Health care ; Attitudes ; Work organizations|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor|
|Departments:||Lancaster University Management School > Lancaster University Management School - Other > Centre for Performance-Led HR|
|Deposited On:||05 Oct 2012 10:19|
|Last Modified:||05 Oct 2012 10:19|
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