The influence of recruiting and teams on counter-productive behaviours : an Australian case study

Townsend, Keith J. & McDonald, Paula K. (2008) The influence of recruiting and teams on counter-productive behaviours : an Australian case study. International Journal of Organisational Behaviour, 13(2), pp. 41-45.

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This paper draws on a broad range of theoretical perspectives to frame counter-productive behaviours in an Australian case study. The organisation, FoodWorks is a greenfield site that made a concerted effort throughout the development process to advance a selection process and a semi-autonomous work team (SAWT) environment that facilitated a high level of organisational citizenship behaviours. However, the start-up goals were not met. Furthermore, low wages increased the employee’s inclination to engage in counter-productive behaviours.

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ID Code: 18630
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the journal’s web page (see Official URL).
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Keywords: Recruitment, Teams, Wage-Effort Bargain, Food-processing, Counter-productive Behaviours
ISSN: 1440-5377
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Business Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Deposited On: 11 Mar 2009 05:22
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:50

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