Protecting Managers as Workers

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey and F. Ellen Netting

in Managing Human Resources in the Human Services

Published in print July 2000 | ISBN: 9780195137071
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865611 | DOI:
Protecting Managers as Workers

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This chapter discusses the protection and nurturing of managerial supervisors, given the problem of employment instability in the human services. It discusses employment-at-will, whistleblowers, and trade unionism for professionals. It concludes with suggestions for organizational supports of management and staff in this challenging time.

Keywords: managerial supervisors; motivation; employment-at-will; whistleblowers; trade unions

Chapter.  5058 words. 

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