The effectiveness of neurotics as workers compared to non-neurotics.

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dc.contributor.author Brothy, R.H.
dc.contributor.author Raubenheimer, I. van W.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-28T10:14:32Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-28T10:14:32Z
dc.date.issued 1978
dc.identifier.citation 4(3), 1-10. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/2751
dc.description.abstract A survey of the literature implies that neurotics are unable to compete on an equal footing with non-neurotics under normal working conditions. 12 Hypotheses relating to the relative effectiveness of neurotics versus non-neurotics in the work situation are formulated. Results indicate that neurotics are not significantly poorer workers than non-neurotics, except in respect of 3 of the 12 criteria used, i.e. reporting for duty late, sickness records, amenability to discipline. Conclusions are drawn that a fresh orientation to the problem of neurosis is necessary and that neurotic workers should be judged objectively on work ability and not on their personality shortcomings. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Perspectives on Industrial Psychology: Journal of Industrial Psychology en
dc.rights Complies with the rights as specified by the publisher: http://www.sajip.co.za/ & Copyright University of Johannesburg en
dc.subject Neurotics en
dc.subject Non-neurotics en
dc.subject Neurotic workers en
dc.subject Personality shortcomings en
dc.title The effectiveness of neurotics as workers compared to non-neurotics. en
dc.type Article en

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