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EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMMES IN EUROPE – BARRIERS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Employee Counselling Today

ISSN: 0955-8217

Article publication date: 1 April 1991

Abstract

Discusses introduction and progress of EAPs in Europe. Makes the case for generating support from management, unions and health professionals and outlines approach to doing this. Provides strategy and tactics for developing EAPs in Europe. Key factors are: a rallying cause for communities; definition of community problems reflected in the workplace; leadership to legitimise the programme, others to implement it in the organisation; resources; diffusion of EAPs among key organisations; maintenance of professional standards and networks.

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Citation

Stolz, P. (1991), "EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMMES IN EUROPE – BARRIERS AND OPPORTUNITIES", Employee Counselling Today, Vol. 3 No. 4, pp. 4-13. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000002861

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MCB UP Ltd

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