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Trusting on the edgeManaging uncertainty and vulnerability in the midst of serious mental health problems$
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Patrick Brown and Michael Calnan

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781847428899

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847428899.001.0001

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The difficulties of trust-work within a paradigm of risk

The difficulties of trust-work within a paradigm of risk

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(p.87) Five The difficulties of trust-work within a paradigm of risk
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Trusting on the edge
Author(s):

Patrick Brown

Michael Calnan

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847428899.003.0006

Chapter Five moves towards considering the organisational and policy dimensions of our study and especially explores the possibilities and difficulties for trusting relationships to develop within a context dominated by frameworks of risk, calculability and accountability. In particular there is a focus upon the experiences of professionals and managers in the varying mental health contexts of our study and the manner by which a culture of audit and risk bears upon different relationship dimensions within the organisation. From here it becomes apparent that the nature of (mis)trust relations which exist within one level of the organisational context have implications for the development and character of relationships elsewhere – and therefore for trust.

Keywords:   Risk, Calculability, Accountability, Audit culture, Trust, Organisational context

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