Why is it important for management to be able to identify symptoms of substance abuse in the workplace? Describe potential negative effects of substance abuse during personal hours that might affect the company.

Substance Abuse

Why is it important for management to be able to identify symptoms of substance abuse in the workplace? Describe potential negative effects of substance abuse during personal hours that might affect the company. Why are workplace substance abuse interventions so important? What legal concerns do managerial staff need to be aware of when employees may be abusing substances? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.

Your initial post should be at least 300 words.

Violence in the Workplace

Why do you think there has been more workplace violence during the last 30 years than in all previous years? What constitutes workplace aggression? How can an indirect witness to violence be affected? What affect do personality traits have on aggressive behavior? How can a company assess risk factors for violent behaviors? Provide research findings from at least one peer-reviewed study of workplace aggression. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.

Your initial post should be at least 300 words.

Leadership and Culture

The answer to this three-part discussion should be in three succinct paragraphs. Provide one scholarly source outside of course materials to substantiate your ideas.

Through independent research and experience:

· Provide a description of three steps leaders may choose to incorporate into daily supervisory and managerial duties that promote a healthy organizational culture.

· Describe three inter-personal behaviors leaders can take to promote healthy organizational culture.

· Besides those named to leadership position, who contributes to organizational culture? How so?

Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.

Interview

Complete the summary of the interview you began in the Week 5 Learning Activity. You were to interview an individual who self-identifies with one of the mental conditions described by Thomas & Hersen in Part III.

The interviewee may or may not be employed at the time of the interview. Explain to the person that you will be writing a summary of the interview for a university assignment, but will include no identifying information on him or her or on the company. Ask the interviewee to provide you with a description of how the condition affects him or her in the workplace. Ask what, if any, are effects on work performance and relationships in the workplace because of the condition.

What intervention strategies have been offered to the interviewee in the workplace? What would the person like the organization or management to offer?

Prepare your summary to post in Week 6. Write a summary of the interview, without giving the interviewee’s name. Include the condition, age, and gender of the interviewee. Provide a general description of the work environment without including any specific identifying information about the company. Include research from scholarly sources regarding workplace interventions related to this condition in providing additional ideas for treatment and/or interventions the company could implement to help others in the same situation.

Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. Provide at least one additional internet or scholarly source related to your peers’ postings in your responses.

Your initial post should be at least 300 words.

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