Workplace Bullying and Mobbing in the United States, 1st Edition

  • Maureen Duffy
  • David C. Yamada
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  • ISBN-10: 1440850240
  • ISBN-13: 9781440850240
  • DDC: 331.25
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 605 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This text provides a comprehensive overview of the nature and scope of the problem of workplace bullying and mobbing. By tapping the knowledge of a breadth of subject experts and interpreting contemporary survey data, this resource examines the impact of bullying and mobbing on targets; identifies what constitutes effective prevention and intervention; surveys the legal landscape for addressing the problem, from both American and (for multinational employers) transnational perspectives; and provides an analysis of key employment sectors with practical recommendations for prevention and amelioration of these behaviors.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Understanding Workplace Bullying and Mobbing.
1: Workplace Bullying and Mobbing: Definitions, Terms, and When They Matter.
2: Prevalence of Workplace Bullying and Mobbing among U.S. Working Adults: What Do the Numbers Mean?.
3: Risk Factors for Becoming a Target of Workplace Bullying and Mobbing.
4: Organizational Risk Factors: An Integrative Model for Understanding, Treating, and Preventing Mobbing and Bullying in the Workplace.
Examining the Impact of Workplace Bullying and Mobbing.
5: Workplace Bullying and Mobbing and the Health of Targets.
6: The Psychosocial Impact of Workplace Bullying and Mobbing on Targets.
7: Workplace Bullying and Mobbing: A Neuropsychotherapeutic Perspective.
8: Vicarious and Secondary Victimization in Adult Bullying and Mobbing: Coworkers, Target-Partners, Children, and Friends.
9: When Workplace Bullying and Mobbing Occur: The Impact on Organizations.
Prevention of Workplace Bullying and Mobbing.
10: How Awareness and Education Can Help with Recognition of Workplace Bullying and Mobbing.
11: The Role of Human Resources in Bullying and Mobbing Prevention Efforts.
12: Innovative Practices in Workplace Conflict Resolution.