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Workplace Envy

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Bénédicte Vidaillet
    Pages 1-10
  3. Bénédicte Vidaillet
    Pages 11-25
  4. Bénédicte Vidaillet
    Pages 26-45
  5. Bénédicte Vidaillet
    Pages 46-58
  6. Bénédicte Vidaillet
    Pages 59-91
  7. Bénédicte Vidaillet
    Pages 92-118
  8. Bénédicte Vidaillet
    Pages 119-145
  9. Bénédicte Vidaillet
    Pages 146-164
  10. Bénédicte Vidaillet
    Pages 165-168
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 169-183

About this book


Workplace envy can affect everyone. This book reveals that workplace envy is an omnipresent emotion in contemporary organizations. The factors that are likely to reinforce envy in the workplace are explored in depth, along with possible solutions to prevent envy from developing in such a way that it becomes harmful to an organization.


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About the authors

BÉNÉDICTE VIDAILLET is Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the Institute for Business Administration at the University of Lille, France. Her research focuses on irrationality in organizational decision making as well as on emotion at work.

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Chemical Manufacturing
Finance, Business & Banking
Consumer Packaged Goods


Winner (in French) of the Prix du Livre Ressources Humaines. This prize is awarded according to the novelty, topicality and originality of theme, clarity of scientific explanations, readability, educational quality, practicality, and completeness of analysis.

Reviews of the French edition (translated from French)

'a very original book on an essential issue never before discussed in the literature ( ). A book that every manager should have read.' - Roland Chabrier, organizer of the Prix du Livre Ressources Humaines

'a book chosen for its novelty, its clarity and its readability ( ) on a crucial topic' - Le Monde

'an outstanding mastery of the subject' - Impulser