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  1. Relational Conflict Resolution Strategies (RCRS) and Workplace Frustration

    Relational Conflict Resolution Strategies (RCRS) and Workplace Frustration

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined which of the five relational conflict resolution strategies (RCRS) (i.e., confronting, withdrawing, forcing, smoothing, and compromising) usually employed by superiors to resolve workplace conflicts, best reduced the level of workplace frustration reported by their subordinates. Two hundred...
  2. The Impact of Changes in the Work Environment on the Place-Identity of Academics: An Exploratory Study

    The Impact of Changes in the Work Environment on the Place-Identity of Academics: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the impact of changes in the work environment on the construction of place-identity among university academics. Data were collected from five academics at a large distance learning university in South Africa. The institution was undergoing major structural...
  3. A Cross-Cultural Exploration: Body Image in Older Black and White Women in the Workplace

    A Cross-Cultural Exploration: Body Image in Older Black and White Women in the Workplace

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated body image attitudes in a non-clinical sample of black and white older professional women in the workplace in South Africa. Participants were 125 professional women (white woman n=76 and black women n = 49). They completed the...
  4. Needlestick injuries in an era of HIV: technical and personal aspects

    Needlestick injuries in an era of HIV: technical and personal aspects

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Hospitals are workplaces in which HIV has double significance. Needlestick accidents link patients, healthcare workers and cleaning staff through the risk of occupational exposure to HIV. Additionally, concern over needlestick injuries may embody HIV stigma, discrimination and fear. This paper...
  5. Human-resources strategies for managing HIV/AIDS: the case of the South African forestry industry

    Human-resources strategies for managing HIV/AIDS: the case of the South African forestry industry

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Previous work has focused on HIV prevalence among forestry workers and the impact of HIV/AIDS on the sustainability of forest resources. Following a review of work examining the impacts of HIV/AIDS on the South African economy, this article presents original...
  6. Employment discrimination and HIV stigma: survey results from civil society organisations and people living with HIV in Africa

    Employment discrimination and HIV stigma: survey results from civil society organisations and people living with HIV in Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article presents findings from three surveys of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and civil society organisations about the experience of employment discrimination and stigma in the workplace. The work seeks to contribute to efforts by businesses and other organisations...
  7. Myths, science and stories: working with peer educators to counter HIV/AIDS myths

    Myths, science and stories: working with peer educators to counter HIV/AIDS myths

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The failure to bring about widespread or effective behavioural change in response to South Africa's HIV epidemic requires that new forms of health communication be explored. This article reports on an action research project in which a group of workplace...
  8. Employees' perceptions of the Aid-for-AIDS disease-management programme, South Africa

    Employees' perceptions of the Aid-for-AIDS disease-management programme, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    It is estimated that 18–20% of South Africa's more than 5 million HIV-positive individuals are formally employed. Disease management programmes for these employees vary in scope and sophistication, with services provided by the employer, or third-party specialist disease managers, or...
  9. Use and neglect of best-practice HIV/AIDS programme guides by South African companies

    Use and neglect of best-practice HIV/AIDS programme guides by South African companies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Numerous guidelines set out best-practice policies for HIV/AIDS interventions in the workplace. This study analysed 14 recognised codes and guidelines to gain an understanding of the theoretical consensus regarding the key components of best-practice workplace HIV/AIDS interventions. Nine key components...