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Brexit in the Workplace
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Brexit in the Workplace

A Psychology of Survival?

9781788977005 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Ashley Weinberg, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Directorate of Psychology, University of Salford, UK, Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou, Associate Professor of Psychology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece and Cary L. Cooper, 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK
Publication Date: 2020 ISBN: 978 1 78897 700 5 Extent: 176 pp
This timely book explores the psychological repercussions of Brexit in the workplace. Illustrating the mental and emotional impact of the Brexit process, interdisciplinary chapters demonstrate its effect on the wellbeing of workers and its implications for the welfare of the workforce in the future. Bringing together international contributors from a range of disciplines, this topical book focuses on key issues for effective workplace functioning, from uncertainty to progress, including higher education institutions, corporate social responsibility and the emerging experiences of businesses, migrant workers and politicians.

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This timely book explores the psychological repercussions of Brexit in the workplace. Illustrating the mental and emotional impact of the Brexit process, interdisciplinary chapters demonstrate its effect on the wellbeing of workers and its implications for the welfare of the workforce in the future.

Bringing together international contributors from a range of disciplines, this topical book focuses on key areas of workplace functioning, including higher education institutions, corporate social responsibility and the emerging experiences of businesses, migrant workers and politicians. The major psychological, political and economic implications for employers, employees and policy-makers are considered, and the importance after Brexit of actions that preserve and build on progress already achieved in the UK workplace are highlighted.

Brexit in the Workplace will appeal to scholars and students of politics, psychology and business, as well as business leaders and policy-makers wishing to gain valuable insights into the range of issues facing the workforce in the current atmosphere of political change and uncertainty around Brexit.
Contributors
Contributors: A.-S. Antoniou, C.L. Cooper, N. Drosos, R. Kwiatkowski, I.A. Moosa, T. Morrissey, R. Plenty, I.B. Racz, C. van Stolk, A. Weinberg
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Contents:

Preface x
1 A psychology of Brexit 1
Ashley Weinberg
2 Brexit bother: a story of uncertainty and (possibly) resilience 17
Richard Plenty and Terri Morrissey
3 ‘Should we exit before Brexit?’ Experiences and future
plans of Hungarian workers in post-Referendum Britain 37
Ivett Bernadett Racz
4 The econometrics of Brexit: science or a means of expressing
confirmation bias? 58
Imad A. Moosa
5 The impact of Brexit on health and wellbeing in the
workplace: what we know so far 80
Christian van Stolk
6 Brexit and Corporate Social Responsibility: a controversial case 96
Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou and Nikos Drosos
7 Brexit ‘at work’ in Parliament 112
Richard Kwiatkowski
8 The impact of Brexit on higher education institutions and
EU students 129
Nikos Drosos and Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou
9 A psychology of survival? 142
Ashley Weinberg

Index 158

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