Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance--and What We Can Do About It

Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance--and What We Can Do About It

by Jeffrey Pfeffer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062800923
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 250,678
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey Pfefferis the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. He is the author or coauthor of fifteen books, including Leadership B.S., Power, The Human Equation, Managing with Power, and The Knowing-Doing Gap. Pfeffer has led seminars in thirty-nine countries and for numerous US companies, associations, and universities. He has won many awards for his writing, has an honorary doctorate from Tilburg University in the Netherlands, and was listed in the top 25 management thinkers by Thinkers50, and as one of the Most Influential HR International Thinkers by HR Magazine. He lives in Hillsborough, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Management Decisions and Human Sustainability 9

Chapter 2 The Enormous Toll of Toxic Workplaces 36

Chapter 3 Layoffs and Economic Insecurity: A Lose-Lose Proposition 65

Chapter 4 No Health Insurance, No Health 92

Chapter 5 Health Effects of Long Work Hours and Work-Family Conflict 118

Chapter 6 Two Critical Elements of a Healthy Workplace 146

Chapter 7 Why People Stay in Toxic Workplaces 169

Chapter 8 What Might-and Should-Be Different 190

Acknowledgments 215

Notes 219

Index 245

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