Safeguarding The Organization Against Violence And Bullying

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This book brings together the research evidence on occupational violence and bullying, estimates the costs to organizations and the community at large, examine the overlaps between manifestation in the broader community and the extent of spillover into workplaces, and identifies preventive interventions that may safeguard organizations from these threats. Opportunities for safeguarding strategies to add value to organizational skills, productivity, quality and reputation amongst...

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Overview

This book brings together the research evidence on occupational violence and bullying, estimates the costs to organizations and the community at large, examine the overlaps between manifestation in the broader community and the extent of spillover into workplaces, and identifies preventive interventions that may safeguard organizations from these threats. Opportunities for safeguarding strategies to add value to organizational skills, productivity, quality and reputation amongst clients, investors and government stakeholders are emphasized.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403932525
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul McCarthy is a lecturer in the School of Management at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia.

Claire Mayhew is an Associate of the Industrial Relations Research Centre at the University of New South Wales and a Visiting Fellow in the School of Management at Griffith University.

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Table of Contents

The Safeguarding Challenge
• The Overlaps between Occupational Violence and Bullying, and Systemic Pressures on Organizations from Global Market Environments
• Costs of Occupational Violence and Bullying
• The Overlap between Community Violence, Criminal Indices and Aggression at Work
• Occupational Violence, Psycho-Terror and Terrorism
• Occupational Violence and Bullying in the Health Industry
• Occupational Violence and Bullying in the Transport Industry
• Occupational Violence and Bullying in Education and Juvenile Justice, and Assessment of the Impact from these Events
• Preventing Risk/Severity Spirals: A Cross-Sectoral Approach Towards a Global Response to Workplace Bullying and Violence

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