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Ensuring harmony in the workplace: The issues faced by managers in creating a “level playing field”

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 1 April 2006

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Abstract

Purpose

The article examines the effects of backlash in the workplace.

Design/methodology/approach

The author discusses a number of causes and effects of backlash, presents the results of a survey conducted by a large Canadian financial institution and then offers a number of ways to deal with backlash.

Findings

There is no doubt that backlash exists in many organizations. If left uncontrolled this can have a very negative impact on the workplace.

Originality/value

Examines an important, but still under researched topic.

Keywords

Citation

(2006), "Ensuring harmony in the workplace: The issues faced by managers in creating a “level playing field”", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 14 No. 3, pp. 40-42. https://doi.org/10.1108/09670730610663268

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2006, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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