War and the workplace

Mar 25 2003 by Brian Amble Print This Article

This weeks Management-Issues poll has been asking people to what extent they feel that their work has been affected by war in the Gulf. Our results indicate that 52 per cent of respondents reported feeling slightly affected, 36 per cent reported that its business as usual and 10 per cent feel very affected and unable to think about much else.

With over two-thirds of people who were surveyed reporting that the war was having a negative impact on their work. What can employers do to help create a culture that feels stable and safe in todayís increasingly unstable world?