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Intimacy

International Survey of the Sex Lives of People at Work

Nada K. Kakabadse og Andrew Kakabadse

Palgrave 2004, 160 s. ISBN 1403943249
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Sixty per cent of people at work admit to one or more intimate relationship. A recently completed international workplace survey highlights that many people intermingle their private and work lives. Time spent on tasks, the intensity of team relationships and the sharing of common interests make work a multi-purpose site, satisfying personal needs as well as ambitions and career drives. Are managers prepared to face such challenges? No. However, through understanding workplace intimacy practices, firm guidance for managers is provided to better prepare them to address such sensitive encounters.

ContentsSECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION
SECTION TWO: WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR
Sexuality and Religion
Intimacy at Work
Appropriate Workplace Behaviour
Harassment
Intimacy
Barriers and Consequences
SECTION THREE: THE STUDY
Demographics
Intimacy: Nature and Context
Nature of Relationships at Work
Intimacy Outcomes and Impact
Those Directly Involved
Third Party Involved
IT Revolution
Management Intervention
Company Policy
SECTION FOUR: ADDRESSING INTIMACY
Author Biographies
ANDREW KAKABADSE is Professor of International Management Development at Cranfield School of Management in the UK.

NADA K. KAKABADSE is Professor in Management and Business Research at Northampton Business School in the UK.

Together they have extensively researched and published in the areas of leadership, boards, governance and outsourcing. They are both currently engaged in international surveys on boardroom governance and the governance of government and societies. Previous publications include The Geopolitics of Governance, Smart Sourcing: International Best Practice, and Essence of Leadership.