Provides summaries and unique perspectives on current theory, research, and practice relating to workplace violence. It provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of knowledge regarding all aspects of workplace violence and aggression.
Part 1 summarizes the leading theoretical perspectives on violence and aggression and provides prevalence estimates for aggression and violence in workplaces.
Part 2 focuses on leading experts in the field summarizing what is known about the sources of workplace violence (e.g., partner violence, communal violence, industrial relations violence, public-initiated violence) forms of aggression in the workplace (e.g., emotional abuse, workplace bullying, cyber-aggression) and populations at special risk for workplace violence and aggression, such as nurses, police, and teachers.
Part 3 considers the experience of victims as well as individual and organizational interventions designed to prevent, or ameliorate the consequences of workplace violence.