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Research Paper | Management | Iran | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015
Supporting Staff in Antagonistic Environments by All-round Training with an Extension Approach
Abstract: Purpose - This article aims to consider the impact on employees of working in antagonistic environments. Design/methodology/approach - This paper considers how organisations can best prepare employees for this type of assignment, including pre-assignment training and counselling, as well as on-going post-assignment support and the pivotal role of line managers in trauma management. Findings - The paper utilises the experiences of two organisations, Action Aid International and Concern Worldwide to outline their approach to supporting employees working in antagonistic environments. Originality/value - This paper responds to a growing debate around the impact of extensive exposure to violence, tragedy and natural disasters for employees of a range of international organisations.
Keywords: Training, Ethics, Talent management, Multinational, Wellness
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,
Pages: 201 - 203