Work-Family Stress and Alcohol Use
Work-family conflict causes negative emotions, which in turn cause increased alcohol use. The situation is worsened because alcohol has become a part of the corporate lifestyle. Find out how you or someone you know can fight off developing a dependence on alcohol.
Alcoholism is "a disease that includes alcohol craving and continued drinking despite repeated alcohol-related problems, such as losing a job or getting into trouble with the law."
Alcohol and Drug Abuse : What a Manager Can Do?
Excessive consumption of alcohol or drugs not only harms the individual concerned, but also affects his work. Performance goes down and often absenteeism and late-coming increases. There are chances of inappropriate behaviour that could affect the rest of the team, and various disciplinary issues may arise. With all these negative effects, a company cannot afford to ignore the problem.