ERIC Number: EJ855682
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
The Costs of Suicide and Sudden Death within an Organization
Kinder, Andrew; Cooper, Cary L.
Death Studies, v33 n5 p411-419 2009
The effect of any death spreads out to many people. Deaths that occur in the workplace need to be handled with particular care given that the bereaved family as well as work colleagues will have been affected. Death by suicide or situations when an employee becomes suicidal can challenge even the most experienced manager. This article aims to raise some of the issues surrounding sudden death and suicide at work and suggests a number of ways that an organization can respond to such challenges.
Descriptors: Suicide, Work Environment, Grief, Death, Employees, Coping, Foreign Countries, Stress Variables, Access to Health Care, Administrator Responsibility, At Risk Persons, Occupational Safety and Health
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom