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Human Resource Management in the Project-Oriented Organization by Anne Keegan, Martina Huemann, Rodney Turner

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CHAPTER 7

EMPLOYEE WELL-BEING

As we have seen, the dynamic work environment in the project-oriented organization imposes considerable pressures on employees. In this chapter we consider the problem of employee well-being in this dynamic environment. In our research we confirmed that it is a problem, and unfortunately, project-oriented organizations, by and large, are not very good at dealing with the problem, both because it is often a threat to profitability, and because to deal with the problem effectively requires an effective resource management system. However, there were some welcome examples of organizations taking positive steps to improve employee well-being, to make project management a job for working 9 to 5. In spite of, or perhaps ...

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