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Deviance in the Workplace (Research in the Sociology of Work)

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JAI Press
Sociology, Social Studies, Sociology, Business & Economics, Business/Economics, Sociology - General, Social Science / Sociology / General, Business Etiq
ContributionsI. Harper (Editor), R.L. Simpson (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL8032007M
ISBN 100762306084
ISBN 139780762306084

This volume is about deviance in the workplace. It defines deviance as departures from laws or organizational rules by workers, managers, or an organization as an entity. It brings together contributions by scholars in the sociology of work and of crime and deviance, and identifies workplace deviance as a subject shared by the by: 2.

The beginning of the book covers the history and evolution of deviance, while the rest details the specific facets of personal and social deviance. For criminal justice, sociology, Deviance in the Workplace book human services professionals, including police and probation officers, Cited by: 1.

Talks about deviance in the workplace. This book defines deviance as departures from laws or organizational rules by workers, managers, or an organization as an entity. It brings together contributions by scholars in the sociology of work and of crime and deviance, and identifies workplace deviance as a subject shared by the by: 2.

Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace offers insights at the level of the individual employee and also sheds light on the role organizations themselves may play in fostering such criminal behavior. The volume considers psychological factors involved in theft and fraud, workplace violence, employee discrimination, and sexual harassment.

Focusing on the successful management of deviant behavior in the workplace and the role of the organization in creating conditions for this behavior is. SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library.

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CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. The history of workplace deviance research has evolved from a focus on singular behaviors, such as theft or withdrawal in the s and s, to. Workplace deviance can be explained as the intentional or planned desire to cause damage to an organization.

Neuman and Baron noted that there is much conceptual overlap between workplace deviance and workplace aggression as both involve hostile intent and motive.

Despite many similarities, several critical components distinguish deviant behaviors from Cited by: 1. Workplace deviance occurs for many reasons. Perhaps an employee feels slighted, is in financial trouble or is jealous of a co-worker's success. She might spread untrue gossip or resort to illegal activity for her personal gain.

When this happens, the office culture is affected and workers feel disrespected, unappreciated and anxious. Workplace deviance is de fi ned as ‘ voluntary behavior that violates signi fi cant organ- izational norms and in so doing threatens the well-being of an organization, its members, or both ’.

This book defines deviance as departures from laws or organizational rules by workers, managers, or an organization as an entity. It brings together contributions by scholars in the sociology of work and of crime and deviance, and identifies workplace deviance as a subject shared by the two.

The prevalence (and ambiguity) of deviant behavior at work: An overview Roland E. Kidwell, Jr. Christopher L Martin Jake LaFrentz, human resources (HR) manager at Fistra, a company of approximately employees, sought to increase the level. Published in the Psychology and Crime series of New York University Press, Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace offers an up-to-date review of the relevant literature, and points to practices that would help mitigate and manage such a.

Organizational Culture, Climate, and Workplace Deviance: /ch In this chapter, how the organizational climate and culture is being affected by the workplace deviance will be explained with the help of getting insightsAuthor: Srishty Mehra.

Deviant workplace behavior has become a most costly phenomenon as it includes a wide range of negative acts performed by the employees to harm the organization and its members. The workplace is a forum where employees are seen behaving in different productive manners in order to achieve a common : Yuvika Singh.

Workplace deviance refers to deliberate, malicious attempts to sabotage an organisation by causing problems in the workplace. It’s normally split into two spheres: interpersonal deviance, which attempts to sabotage relationships through activities like gossiping, lying and apportioning blame, and organisational deviance, such as lateness or theft of equipment.

Rebecca Bennett, Shelly Marasi, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Abstract. Workplace deviance is a serious and costly problem for organizations. This encyclopedia article outlines the growing body of scholarly research investigating these counterproductive workplace behaviors.

What is workplace deviance. Workplace deviance is voluntary behaviour that violates significant organisational norms, and in doing so, threatens the wellbeing of the organisation, and/or its members.

Organisational deviance includes behaviour such as: unnecessary absence, coming into work late and leaving early. the secretaries.

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Robnson and Bennets‟ typology of workplace deviance was used and speculated that the factors contributing to workplace deviance range from interpersonal factors, organizational justice and work place environment. Findings revealed that indeed workplace deviance through its various forms was overt in theFile Size: KB.

Workplace deviance has seen growing interest among researchers like Greenbag (), Robinson and Benne () and Griffein and O’ Leary-Kelly () and practioneers in recent years. Bolin and Heatherly () defined work place deviance as a voluntary behaviour that violates institutionalisedCited by: Deviance is a violation of norms.

Whether or not something is deviant depends on contextual definitions, the situation, and people’s response to the behavior. Society seeks to limit deviance through the use of sanctions that help maintain a system of social control.

If given the choice, would you purchase an unusual car such as a hearse for. Thus, deviance can be the result of accepting one norm, but breaking another in order to pursue the first.

In this sense, according social strain theory, social values actually produce deviance in two ways. First, an actor can reject social values and therefore become deviant. workplace behaviors through this lens, the authors highlight the emotional and rational components that prime the individual for workplace deviance.

This theory helps explain how perceived injustice relates to behaviors such as theft, sabotage, and cyber-loafing (i.e., an individual using the Internet orAuthor: William Brice, Deborah E. Rupp. In conclusion, workplace deviance are unethical behavior that affect the business, as well as, the persons working in ace deviant behaviors can be categorized into 4 groups.

These include: property, political, personal aggression and production. Book > Major Work > Abnormal Psychology politics, psychology, and religion, the Encyclopedia of Social Deviance introduces readers to the lively field of rule-making and rebellion that strikes at the core of what it means to be an individual living in a social world.

She summarizes her theory of normalization of deviance in a interview with ConsultingNewsLine as: “Social normalization of deviance means that people within the organization become so much accustomed to a deviant behavior that they don’t consider it as deviant, despite the fact that they far exceed their own rules for the elementary safety”.

It is reported that workplace deviance gives a financial impact on the organizations and victims of workplace deviance are more likely to suffer from stress-related problems and show a relatively decreased productivity, lost work time and a.

Figure Functionalists believe that deviance plays an important role in society and can be used to challenge people’s views. Protesters, such as these PETA members, often use this method to draw attention to their cause. (Photo courtesy of David Shankbone/flickr).

The Functionalist Perspective on Deviance. In this work, they noted that the individuals who achieved social norms by deviant means frequently operated from within institutions that, similarly to those operating in normative institutions, had rules of behavior.

A key to understanding Cowan and Ohlin’s theory is the notion of subculture. Workplace deviance, in group psychology, may be described as the deliberate (or intentional) desire to cause harm to an organization – more specifically, a workplace.

The concept has become an instrumental component in the field of organizational communication. Workplace Deviance 1. Workplace Deviance; Causes & Solutions Proposal Human Resource Management Workplace deviance Get this from a library!

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Deviance in the workplace: case studies of drug testing in large organizations. [Darrell D Irwin].Sandral and Bennet () worked on to develop a theory of deviant workplace behaviors using different techniques. The primary purpose of the research was to carry out a systematic study of deviance to further increase the understanding of workplace deviance because previous researches addressed only particular issues in deviance behaviors.