The Psychology of Fear in Organizations: How to Transform Anxiety into Well-Being, Productivity and Innovation

  • 10h 12m 26s
  • Sheila M. Keegan
  • Brilliance Publishing
  • 2018

In the context of global economic recession, fear has become institutionalized in many organizations, both in the private and public sectors. Board directors are under pressure from shareholders, senior executives are attempting to maintain sales in a nervous market and many people are concerned about job security and maintaining their living standards. The Psychology of Fear in Organizations shows how fear manifests itself in large organizations, how it impacts on the workforce and how by reducing our willingness to take risks and to innovate, it can inhibit economic growth and innovation, at both an individual and corporate level.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: The Paradox of Fear
  • Chapter 2: The Cultural Backdrop of Fear
  • Chapter 3: Perspectives on Fear
  • Chapter 4: Cultures of Fear Within Organizations
  • Chapter 5: Feeling Fear at Work
  • Chapter 6: Over-Control and Manipulation in the Workplace
  • Chapter 7: Organizations in Crisis
  • Chapter 8: Being Human
  • Chapter 9: Creating Psychologically Healthy Workplaces
  • Chapter 10: Leadership and Appreciative Inquiry
  • Chapter 11: Developing Resilience
  • Chapter 12: Building Trust within Organizations
  • Chapter 13: The Power of Language
  • Chapter 14: Building a Culture of Innovation
  • Chapter 15: What about the Future?


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