Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace: Developments in Theory, Research, and Practice, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

Developments in Theory, Research, and Practice, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

Edited by Stale Einarsen, Helge Hoel, Dieter Zapf, Cary Cooper

CRC Press

512 pages | 10 B/W Illus.

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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.

Table of Contents

The Nature of the Problem

The Concept of Bullying and Harassment at Work. The European Tradition, S. Einarsen, H. Hoel, D. Zapf, and C.L. Cooper

North American Perspectives on Hostile Behaviors and Bullying at Work, L. Keashly and K. Jagatic

Empirical Evidence

Empirical Findings on the Prevalence and Risk Groups of Bullying in the Workplace, D. Zapf, J. Escartín, S. Einarsen, H. Hoel, and M. Vartia

Individual Consequences of Workplace Bullying/Mobbing, A. Høgh, E.G. Mikkelsen, and Ǻ.M. Hansen

The Organizational Effects of Workplace Bullying, H. Hoel, M. Sheehan, C.L. Cooper, and S. Einarsen

Measuring Bullying at Work, M. Nielsen, G. Notelaars, and S. Einarsen

Explaining the Problem

Individual Antecedents of Bullying: Victims and Perpetrators, D. Zapf and S. Einarsen

Social Antecedents of Bullying: A Social Interactionist Perspective, J. Neuman and R. Baron

Organisational Causes of Workplace Bullying, D. Salin and H. Hoel

Sexual Harassment Research in the United States, K.T. Schneider, J.B. Pryor, and L.F. Fitzgerald

Bullying and Discrimination, D. Lewis, S. Giga, and H. Hoel

An Industrial Relations Perspective of Workplace Bullying, D. Beale

Workplace Bullying as the Dark Side of Whistleblowing, S.B. Matthiesen, B. Bjørkelo, and R. Burke

Managing the Problem

Managing Workplace Bullying: The Role of Policies, C. Rayner and D. Lewis

Investigating Complaints of Bullying and Harassment, H. Hoel and S. Einarsen

Interventions for the Prevention and Management of Bullying at Work, M. Vartia and S. Leka

Workplace Bullying – The Role for Counselling, N. Tehrani

Inpatient Treatment of Bullying Victims, J. Schwickerath and D. Zapf

Conflict, Conflict Resolution and Bullying, L. Keashly and B. Novell

Challenging Workplace Bullying in the USA. An Activist and Public Communication Approach, G. Namie, R. Namie, and P. Lutgen-Sandvik

Legal Remedies Against Workplace Bullying, D. Yamada

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety