Bereavement at Work

A Practical Guide

David Charles-Edwards

An essential guide for managers, human resource and occupational health specialists.
Date Published :
September 2002
Publisher :
International Publishers Marketing
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A death affects the workplace in many ways. If the deceased was an employee, for example, or the partner of an employee, his or her manager will face many difficult issues - from emotional to practical. This guide breaks new ground in placing bereavement on the management skills agenda. For managers, human resource and occupational health specialists, this is an essential guide. Contents include managers’ responsibilities when someone is bereaved, what to avoid, the impact of death on other employees, how to cope if someone dies at work, how much bereavement support is necessary.