Alcohol Abuse and Work Organizations

  • Paul M. Roman
  • Harrison M. Trice


With notable exceptions, the problem of alcohol abuse and potentials for its control within work organizations has received relatively little attention from researchers and practitioners in the alcoholism field. Such attention has, however, burgeoned rapidly in the past several years, largely due to significant interest and financial investment from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). A set of concepts and assumptions originally articulated several decades ago has “come of age” and a large scale effort is underway to identify and provide assistance to problem drinkers within the setting of work organizations.


Alcohol Abuse Alcohol Problem Problem Drinker Work Organization Employee Assistance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul M. Roman
    • 1
  • Harrison M. Trice
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SociologyTulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA
  2. 2.Department of Organizational Behavior New York State School of Industrial and Labor RelationsCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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