Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2013, Page: 59-63
An Assessment of Management’s Attitudes and Behaviour towards HIV & AIDS at the Workplace - The Case of Gweru Urban Industries in Zimbabwe
Vonai Chirasha, Department of Human Resource Management, Midlands State University, MSU, Gweru, Zimbabwe
Received: Nov. 14, 2013;       Published: Jan. 30, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20130104.12      View  3035      Downloads  227
Abstract
The research aimed at assessing management’s personal attitudes and behaviour on HIV & AIDS at the work place in Gweru urban industries, Midlands Province in Zimbabwe. A qualitative survey was conducted on three private organisations in Gweru. Due to the sensitivity of the information of HIV & AIDS names of the organisations will not be published. Stratified random sampling was employed to come up with a sample size of 30 respondents. Findings revealed that indeed management was not personally involved with HIV & AIDS programs at workplace and their behaviour and attitudes were not in support of an HIV & AIDS free generation. The research concluded that there was need for people in positions to personalise HIV & AIDS in the workplace. The research recommended that management should be actively involved in HIV & AIDS at the work place as leading by example will help influence the employees to take HIV & AIDS seriously which will eventually help improve organisational culture and conduct of employees in the workplace.
Keywords
Personalisation of HIV/AIDS, Management Attitude and Behaviour, Reasonable Accommodation Principle
To cite this article
Vonai Chirasha, An Assessment of Management’s Attitudes and Behaviour towards HIV & AIDS at the Workplace - The Case of Gweru Urban Industries in Zimbabwe, Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 1, No. 4, 2013, pp. 59-63. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20130104.12
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