TITLE

UK organisations ill-equipped to deal with increased alcohol and drug abuse

PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Management Services;Mar2002, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The survey report titled "Alcohol and Drug Policies in UK Organisations," published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, concludes that British organizations are ill-equipped to deal with increased alcohol and drug abuse. The findings reveal that most organizations developed their policies as a reaction to employee absences and other disciplinary offenses, without considering the possible root causes of the offenses. They do not have a formal policy on alcohol and drugs. There are however organizations that use preventive measures, such as employee assistance programs, management training and health promotion programs.
ACCESSION #
11577018

 

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