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The Psychostructure of Work “Bend Me, Shape Me, Anyway You Want Me, as Long as You Love Me It’s Alright”

The Psychostructure of Work “Bend Me, Shape Me, Anyway You Want Me, as Long as You Love Me It’s... Organizations, in their structuring and administrative practices, stimulate and promote certain personality traits and attitudes in the individuals who work in them. Focuses on the contention that a “psychostructure” is developed which can be identified but may also be the source of anxiety, depression and other psychopathologies. Discusses the results of a recent study of anxiety and depression among principals in public schools within the context of the development of a psychostructure which is reflectant of a particular doctrine of public administration. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Employee Counselling Today Emerald Publishing

The Psychostructure of Work “Bend Me, Shape Me, Anyway You Want Me, as Long as You Love Me It’s Alright”

Employee Counselling Today , Volume 6 (3): 4 – Jun 1, 1994

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1994 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0955-8217
DOI
10.1108/13665629410063945
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Abstract

Organizations, in their structuring and administrative practices, stimulate and promote certain personality traits and attitudes in the individuals who work in them. Focuses on the contention that a “psychostructure” is developed which can be identified but may also be the source of anxiety, depression and other psychopathologies. Discusses the results of a recent study of anxiety and depression among principals in public schools within the context of the development of a psychostructure which is reflectant of a particular doctrine of public administration.

Journal

Employee Counselling TodayEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 1994

Keywords: Anxiety; Australia; Personality tests; Psychology; Schools; Stress; Teachers; Work

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