Handbook of Workplace Violence
- E. Kevin Kelloway - Saint Mary's University, Canada
- Julian Barling - Queen's University, Canada
- Joseph J. Hurrell Jr. - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
Part One of the book summarizes the leading theoretical perspectives on violence and aggression and provides prevalence estimates for aggression and violence in North American workplaces. In Part Two leading experts in the field summarize what is known about the sources of workplace violence, forms of aggression in the workplace and populations at special risk for workplace violence and aggression. Part Three of the book considers the experience of victims as well as individual) and organizational interventions designed to prevent, or ameliorate the consequences of, workplace violence.
"The Handbook of Workplace Violence brings together an impressive list of researchers and scholars with diverse areas of expertise related to workplace violence. This handbook provides an invaluable reference for both basic and applied researchers, students, and policymakers."
"Readers from other disciplines, who have an interest in interpersonal violence as it occurs in public spaces, would be drawn to other chapters and would be equally intrigued. In essence, this handbook has a broad readership and ably meets its goal of 'summarizing the state of current knowledge and charting the course for future research.'" —CANADIAN PSYCHOLOGY