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Preventing Workplace Violence : A Guide for Employers and Practitioners - Mark L. Braverman

Preventing Workplace Violence

A Guide for Employers and Practitioners

Paperback Published: 1st March 1999
ISBN: 9780761906155
Number Of Pages: 176

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This book, through an examination of a number of representative real world cases, <P>provides a detailed look at what happened to some companies and traditional tools </P><P>for occupational health and safety, discipline, and employee relations now used by business and labour leaders are inadequate and inappropriate in responding to the problems of workplace violence. In fact, the methods and approaches commonly in use actually worsen the problem in some cases. </P><P></P><P>The book summarizes the most up-to-date learning in this area and offers practical guidance and recommendations for assessing the risk of violence, steps for preventing workplace violence, and a through discussion of employees rights and employer's responsib</P>

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"Providing employees with a safe work environment should be of paramount concern to the HR executive and this one you cannot affort to miss." -- Joan Quinlan * Benefits and Compensations Solutions *

Show Me the Profile
A Day in the Life of a Violence Consultant
The Crisis of Work
Who Is the Violent Employee?
A Post Office Tragedy
A Modern Witch Hunt
When Systems Fail
The Case of the Frightened Manager
Doesn't He Fit the Profile?' The Case of Roger
He's on His Way, and He's Got a Gun!
Domestic Violence Comes to the Workplace
The Legal Conundrum
What Is the Employer's Duty?
Workplace Violence and Labor Relations
From Battleground to Collaboration
Assessing the Risk of Violence
Know Your Questions!
Seven Steps to Workplace Violence Prevention
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ISBN: 9780761906155
ISBN-10: 0761906150
Series: Advanced Topics in Organizational Behavior
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st March 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.75  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.3