Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace: Developments in Theory, Research, and Practice, Second Edition

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Stale Einarsen, Helge Hoel, Dieter Zapf, Cary Cooper
CRC Press, Sep 22, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 512 pages
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Previously titled Bullying and Emotional Abuse in the Workplace: International Perspectives in Research and Practice, the first edition of this bestselling resource quickly became a benchmark and highly cited source of knowledge for this burgeoning field. Renamed to more accurately reflect the maturing of the discipline, Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace: Developments in Theory, Research, and Practice, Second Edition provides a much-needed update of the original work. Edited by leading experts and presenting contributions from pioneers in their respective subject areas, the book is an up-to-date research-based resource on key aspects of workplace bullying and its remediation.

New chapters include:

  • Rehabilitation and Treatment of Victims of Bullying
  • Interventions for the Prevention and Management of Workplace Bullying
  • Bullying and Discrimination
  • An Industrial Relation Perspective on Workplace Bullying
  • Investigating Complaints of workplace bullying
  • Whistleblowing and Workplace bullying
  • How to Measure Exposure to Workplace Bullying in Surveys

Extensively Revised Chapters include:

  • Perspectives on hostile behaviors and Workplace bullying
  • Empirical Findings on Bullying at Work
  • Organizational Antecedents of Bullying
  • Organizational effects of workplace bullying
  • Counseling targets of bullying
  • Bullying and the Law

The book presents a comprehensive review of the literature, the empirical findings, the theoretical developments, and the experience and advice of leading international academics and practitioners. It examines the concept of bullying and harassment at work and its measurement, documenting the existence and consequences of the problem. The book explores a variety of explanatory models and presents available empirical evidence that sheds light on where, when, and why bullying develops. It contains a wide range of contributions on the possible remedies for prevention and minimization of the problem for management when it occurs, and for healing the wounds and scars it may have left on those exposed.

 

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Contents

The Concept of Bullying and Harassment at Work The European Tradition
3
North American Perspectives on Hostile Behaviors and Bullying at Work
41
Empirical Evidence
73
Empirical Findings on Prevalence and RiskGroups of Bullying in the Workplace
75
Individual Consequences of Workplace BullyingMobbing
107
Organisational Effects of Workplace Bullying
129
Measuring Exposure to Workplace Bullying
149
Explaining the Problem
175
Workplace Bullying as the Dark Side of Whistleblowing
301
Managing the Problem
325
Managing Workplace BullyingThe Role of Policies
327
Investigating Complaints of Bullying and Harassment
341
Interventions for the Prevention and Management of Bullying at Work
359
Workplace Bullying The Role for Counselling
381
Inpatient Treatment of Bullying Victims
397
Conflict Conflict Resolutionand Bullying
423

Individual Antecedents of BullyingVictims and Perpetrators
177
Social Antecedents of BullyingA Social Interactionist Perspective
201
Organisational Causes of Workplace Bullying
227
Sexual Harassment Research in the United States
245
Discrimination and Bullying
267
An Industrial Relations Perspective of Workplace Bullying
283
Challenging Workplace Bullying inthe United States An Activist and Public Communication Approach
447
Workplace Bullying and the Law Emerging Global Responses
469
Index
485
Back cover
497
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University of Konstanz

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