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  1. Worksite Barriers to the effective management of alcohol problems.

    Article - En anglais

    The purpose of this analysis is to describe barriers to workplace interventions in cases of alcohol abuse.

    A survey of 7255 supervisors in 114 worksites across seven major corporations was completed (79% responded).

    Information about barriers to intervention was elicited by 12 questions.

    Cluster analysis revealed three analytically independent classes of barriers-Organizational, interpersonal, and Individual.

    Most managers reported encountering some barriers to intervention : the extent of barriers perceived was related to characteristics of the worksite, job, and/or the environment.

    Barriers were greatest for female managers, managers in larger worksites, and first-line supervisors.

    Barriers were also related to the form (formal vs informal) of intervention a manager was willing to make.

    Intervention strategies must take into account differences between company worksites and job levels, and not assume that policies are equally effective throughout the corporation.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Alcoolisme, Programme sanitaire, Lieu travail, Prévention, Comportement, Perception sociale, Directeur, Cadre entreprise, Homme, Industrie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alcoholism, Sanitary program, Work place, Prevention, Behavior, Social perception, Director, Manager, Human, Industry

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0076115

    Code Inist : 002B30A03A. Création : 21/05/1997.