Comparing Malta and USA police officers’ individual and organizational support on outcomes
Farr-Wharton, B, Azzopardi, J, Brunetto, Y, Farr-Wharton, Herold, N & Shriberg, A 2016, 'Comparing Malta and USA police officers’ individual and organizational support on outcomes', Public Money & Management, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 333-340.
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This paper investigates the quality of support for police officers in the USA and Malta to use as protection against stress. The authors found a significantly different organizational work context for police officers doing the same tasks. Police officers in both countries would benefit from upskilling in psychological capital and police managers require upskilling in management training as a means of increasing support for police to reduce the impact of stress.