Aggression in Organizations / Edition 1

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As violence and abusiveness become increasingly prevalent in our schools and workplaces, our sense of safety suffers a heavy toll. Aggression in Organizations: Violence, Abuse, and Harassment at Work and in Schools presents a wide range of research, perspectives, and approaches to violence and abuse at work and in school. Respected authorities discuss practical strategies that foster a sense of safety, dignity, growth, creativity, and social support in every organization. Each chapter is well-referenced and many include helpful diagrams and tables to enhance clarity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789028426
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

  • About the Contributors
  • Preface
  • Abuse and Violence in the Workplace and School: Toward a Systems-Based Model (Mark Braverman)
  • An Overview of Workplace and School Violence Prevention (James N. Madero and Jeff Schanowitz)
  • A 10-Year Clinical Case Study to an Incident of Workplace Violence (Angelea Panos, Patrick Panos, and Patty Dulle)
  • Factors Influencing Women’s Perceptions of a Sexually Hostile Workplace (Nancy J. Amick and Richard C. Sorenson)
  • The Emotionally Abusive Workplace (Michele Koonin and Thomas M. Green)
  • Identifying the Aggressive Personality (Shawn M. Bergman, Michael D. McIntyre, and Lawrence R. James)
  • Organizational Frustration and Aggressive Behaviors (Nancy J. Heacox and Richard C. Sorenson)
  • Creating Respectful, Violence-Free, Productive Workplaces: A Community-Level Response to Workplace Violence (Donald L. Gault)
  • Emotional Abuse in the Classroom: A Cultural Dilemma? (Almon Shumba)
  • School Principal Mistreatment of Teachers: Teachers’ Perspectives on Emotional Abuse (Jo Blasé and Joseph Blasé)
  • Adult-Student Sexual Harassment in British Columbia High Schools (Jason Winters, Robert J. W. Clift, and Anne Maloney)
  • Early Responses to School Violence: A Qualitative Analysis of Students’ and Parents’ Immediate Reactions to the Shootings at Columbine High School (Nikki A. Hawkins, Daniel N. McIntosh, Roxane Cohen Silver, and E. Alison Holman)
  • School-Wide Bullying Prevention Program for Elementary Students (Elizabeth A. Rock, Marsha Hammond, and Sandra Rasmussen)
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included
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