A study of employee alcohol and drug abuse programs
Department of Organizational and Social Sciences
Master of Science
Management and Organizational Studies
Employee assistance programs
Drugs and employment
Alcoholism and employment
This study is primarily concerned with drugs and alcohol in the workplace, the range and impact of chemical abuse and how companies are coping with this problem.
The purpose of this study is to study organizations which have formal employee assistance or drug rehabilitation programs and what kind of impact such programs have on reducing drug abuse in the work place.
The first chapter tells the history of these early occupational programs and how they evolved into what is commonly known today as Employee Assistance Programs. It also explains how alcoholism and drug abuse became accepted as a disease.
The second chapter studies
the elements of a company program. The company policy, and the steps
taken in formulating a policy. Other concerns mentioned are Management
participation, supervisory training, and referral services.
The fourth chapter investigates referral services, treatment and rehabilitation programs. An In-house program, An outside program, and a community program are studied.
Finally, the fifth chapter is an analysis of the survey results that were sent out to a cross section of twenty Fortune 500 companies. A conclusion is drawn based on these results.
njit-etd1989-010 (104 pages ~ 9,408 KB pdf)
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