When addiction is a problem for the organization
Addiction is in itself an attempt at a dysfunctional solution to a personal problem: problem of control, avoidance, belief, conformity to a group. It can affect individuals or communities (businesses, families, etc.)
It is in any case, at some point, a disorder of the will that kills the ability to be creative, to take initiatives, to do things differently, to take small risks. By doing this, you show authority over yourself, over the world, which is fundamental for the company. Otherwise, if there is an accident, if the authority is damaged, it becomes dangerous for the company which accumulates the broken ones, the people parked...; the company then becomes less efficient.
What to do ? We generally start by showing understanding, by considering that the person has a certain personal fragility...Sometimes, there is the observation that it is harmful for the manager (I would like you to dismiss).
The entourage often ignores the problem or takes it upon themselves, protects.
But we talk about it behind his back. Most of the time, we are helpless. Then we tell the person that they should find a solution.
to his problem.
She will then perceive attitudes: we can overprotect her, do things in her place, which means that she is incapable, hide her mistakes, reduce professional requirements and thus weaken her even more.
At some point, we will try to make him listen to reason, to ask him for a commitment, proof in the face of denial.
Then come the radical solutions: transfer, dismissal, legal register.
Addiction represents a high social cost:
5 million people have an alcohol problem, there are 500,000 heroin addicts, 200,000 cannabis (with a problem
to the consumption of this substance)
And these figures are not crossed, while we know that in France there is a high combined consumption of sedatives.
Keywords: LACT , RPS , addiction , addictive behaviors