Workplace violence in all its forms is becoming more prevalent and pervasive every year. Workplace Violence: Planning for Prevention and Response gives a comprehensive account of the problem using a multi-faceted approach to the issues surrounding workplace violence incidents, addressing how the topic affects victims, witnesses, the workforce, family members, and management. A series of chapters helps organizations to form action and response plans to manage incidents both large and small. The focus also includes organizations that are forced to address violent individuals in settings where law enforcement may not be immediately available. Kerr speaks first-hand about complex issues like corporate liability for violent or threatening acts committed by employees, as well as issues of privacy, and he includes chapters written by experts on legal issues, cyberthreats, and anger in the workplace. This book belongs on the desk of every security manager and HR professional, and offers solid advice to all managers regardless of the size of their organization.
* Details the problem from all angles to help?the reader design a comprehensive strategy for all constituent groups. * Provides proven, detailed support for creating policies and procedures, awareness, and response training. * Discuses real-life case studies to help readers understand how to apply strategies discussed in the book.
Chapter 1 Violence ??? A Matter of Perspective? Chapter 2 The Near Miss Chapter 3 Victims of Workplace Violence: A Life-Changing Event Chapter 4 Legal Obligations and Workplace Violence Chapter 5 Workplace Culture that may Breed Violence Chapter 6 Business Impacts of Workplace Violence Chapter 7 Reaction and Recovery: Treating the Wounds of Violence Chapter 8 Early Warning Signs: Can the Problem be Stopped Before It Starts? Chapter 9 Proactively Dealing with Anger in the Workplace Chapter 10 Violence on Campus: A New and Evolving Threat Chapter 11 Background Screening: Important, but Not the Silver Bullet Chapter 12 Policies and Procedures: Creating a Framework for Prevention and Reaction?? Chapter 13 Training Chapter 14 Investigating Incidents: Responding to an Active Shooter Chapter 15 Cyber Threats: An Emerging Concern Epilogue: And the Beat Goes On Appendix A Sample Emergency Procedures Appendix B Sample Generic Plan and Procedure: Disaster Recovery Plan for Operations/Data Center Appendix C Sample Workplace Violence Policy Appendix D Selection of a Background Screening Provider Appendix E Early Warning Signs of Violence from an Internal Source Appendix F Checklist for Violence Attracting Conditions Appendix G Ways to Diffuse Frustration in the Workplace Appendix H CLEAR Appendix I Ways to Avoid the Cost of Violence in the Workplace Appendix J Responding to Active Shooters Appendix K Sample Workplace Weapons Policy Appendix L Sample Workplace Violence Prevention Policy
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 21st May 2010
Publisher: Elsevier Science