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

ISBN 9781439804896
Published September 22, 2010 by CRC Press
512 Pages 10 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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

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