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Title Violence on the job : identifying risks and developing solutions / edited by Gary R. VandenBos and Elizabeth Q. Bulatao
Edition First edition
Published Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [1996]
copyright 1996
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Description 1 online resource ( viii, 439 pages : illustrations)
Summary Homicide is now the 2nd most common cause of death in the US workplace. "Violence on the Job: Identifying Risks and Developing Solutions" is part of the effort to promote scientific investigation and broaden public awareness of the growing problem of workplace violence. Contributing authors analyze the problem and describe the most recent violence prevention and response programs for the modern workplace. Covered are programs instituted in advance of corporate downsizing, programs designed to respond to violence in health-care settings, and the employee assistance program used by the US Postal Service. /// Research topics discussed in "Violence on the Job" include correlations between alcohol abuse and violence, interaction between job stress and violence, risk for violence against individuals in specific occupations such as social workers and federal workers, suicide among police officers, and the effect of domestic violence on the workplace. This volume is . . . an overview of various analyses of and responses to violence on the job. Human resource professionals, industrial-organizational psychologists, researchers, and consultants all will benefit from the information contained here. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Also issued in print
Subject Violence in the workplace.
Form Electronic book
Author VandenBos, Gary R.
Bulatao, Elizabeth Q.