Preventing Workplace Violence: A Guide for Employers and Practitioners (Advanced Topics in Organizational Behavior)

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This book, through an examination of a number of representative real world cases,

provides a detailed look at what happened to some companies and traditional tools

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.

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

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Mark Braverman is a clinical psychologist and organizational consultant who specializes in corporate crisis management and employment issues related to mental health, work-related stress, organizational change, and conflict and violence in the workplace. Dr. Braverman has worked with private corporations, government agencies and public entities across the globe in the prevention, response, mitigation and recovery from disasters, violence and potentially business-ending crises -- providing training, policy development, and acute crisis intervention services. Dr. Braverman is an internationally recognized expert in the field of traumatic stress and its effect on individuals in disasters, mass violence, organizational change, conflict, and critical incidents. Dr. Braverman has consulted to municipalities, private corporations, government and non-governmental agencies, unions and public entities across the globe in the prevention, response, mitigation and recovery from disasters, violence and potentially business-ending crises. He has lectured and published extensively on disaster psychology, crisis management, occupational and community mental health, and violence prevention. Dr. Braverman has consulted to and trained Federal Agencies, including HHS, NIOSH, IRS, EPA, NTSB and NLRB on workplace violence policy, workplace traumatic stress, and occupational health issues. In 1992 he testified before a joint United States Congressional Subcommittee on the causes of violence in the U.S. Postal Service.

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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"

"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"

"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 "

"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 "

-Providing employees with a safe work environment should be of paramount concern to the HR executive and this one you cannot affort to miss.-

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