Workplace Violence: Planning for Prevention and Response (Hardcover)

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Workplace violence in all its forms is becoming more prevalent and pervasive every year. Workplace Violence: Planning for Prevention and Response gives a comprehensive account of the problem using a multi-faceted approach to the issues surrounding workplace violence incidents addressing how the events affects victims, witnesses, the workforce, family members, and management. This book can help organizations form action and response plans to manage incidents both large and small.

The focus also includes organizations that are forced to address violent individuals in settings where law enforcement may not be immediately available. Kerr speaks first-hand about complex issues like corporate liability for violent or threatening acts committed by employees as well as issues of privacy and he includes chapters written by experts on legal issues, cyber threats, and anger in the workplace. Key Features:

  • Details the problem from all angles to help the reader design a comprehensive strategy for all constituent groups.
  • Provides proven detailed support for creating policies and procedures awareness and response training.
  • Discusses real-life case studies to help readers understand how to apply strategies discussed in the book.

This book belongs on the desk of every security manager and HR professional and offers solid advice to all managers regardless of the size of their organization.

Reviewed in Security Management 4/11.

Workplace violence in all its forms is becoming more prevalent and pervasive every year. Workplace Violence: Planning for Prevention and Response gives a comprehensive account of the problem using a multi-faceted approach to the issues surrounding workplace violence incidents addressing how the events affects victims, witnesses, the workforce, family members, and management. This book can help organizations form action and response plans to manage incidents both large and small.

The focus also includes organizations that are forced to address violent individuals in settings where law enforcement may not be immediately available. Kerr speaks first-hand about complex issues like corporate liability for violent or threatening acts committed by employees as well as issues of privacy and he includes chapters written by experts on legal issues, cyber threats, and anger in the workplace. Key Features:

  • Details the problem from all angles to help the reader design a comprehensive strategy for all constituent groups.
  • Provides proven detailed support for creating policies and procedures awareness and response training.
  • Discusses real-life case studies to help readers understand how to apply strategies discussed in the book.

This book belongs on the desk of every security manager and HR professional and offers solid advice to all managers regardless of the size of their organization.

Reviewed in Security Management 4/11.

More Information
ISBN 978-1-85617-698-9
Original Member Price $82.00
Author Kim M. Kerr, CPP
Number of Pages 342
Publisher Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date 2010
Languages English
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