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HR Depts. Dealing with Retrning Vets

HR: The April 2004 issue of HR Magazine contained an article titled "Aftershocks of War," which said that soldiers returning to their jobs from Iraq would likely require HR's assistance in coping with "delayed emotional trauma." The term delayed emotional trauma refers to the personality changes such as anger, anxiety, or irritability and associated problems such as tardiness or absenteeism that exposure to the traumatic events of war sometimes triggers in returning veterans. Assume you are the HR manager. Do you think this is an issue of concern that needs to be managed by organizations and what actions would you need to take as the HR manager.

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Do you think this is an issue of concern that needs to be managed by organizations and what actions would you need to take as the HR manager?

Delayed emotional trauma experienced by returning veterans should be of concern to organizations and particularly the human resource professionals because if accommodation is not made for them, the repercussions could be the disruption of ...

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Delayed emotional trauma experienced by returning veterans should be of concern to organizations and particularly the human resource professionals because if accommodation is not made for them, the repercussions could be the disruption of the workplace to an extent which undermines the productivity of other employees and serves to negatively impact the organizations bottom line. The protection of the organization and the ...

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