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Description - Handbook of Workplace Violence by E. Kevin Kelloway

Research on workplace violence has proliferated in recent years. Handbook of Workplace Violence reflects and summarizes the current state of knowledge regarding all aspects of workplace violence and aggression. This volume presents a comprehensive overview of current theory, research and organizational practice relating to workplace violence and aggression. Part One of the book summarizes the leading theoretical perspectives on violence and aggression and provides prevalence estimates for aggression and violence in North American workplaces. In Part Two leading experts in the field summarize what is known about the sources of workplace violence, forms of aggression in the workplace and populations at special risk for workplace violence and aggression. Part Three of the book considers the experience of victims as well as individual) and organizational interventions designed to prevent, or ameliorate the consequences of, workplace violence.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761930624
ISBN-10: 0761930620
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 177mm x mm)
Pages: 704
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - E. Kevin Kelloway

E. Kevin Kelloway is the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health Psychology at Saint Mary's University. He received his PhD in Organizational Psychology from Queen's University (Kingston, ON) and taught for eight years at the University of Guelph. In 1999 he moved to Saint Mary's University where he also holds the position of Professor of Psychology. He was the founding director of the CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and the PhD program in Business Administration (Management). He was also a founding principal of the Centre for Leadership Excellence at Saint Mary's. An active researcher, he is the author/editor of 12 books and over 100 research articles and chapters. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the Canadian Psychological Association and of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Julian Barling is Associate Dean and Professor at the Queen's School of Business. He is responsible for rhe Ph.D,M.Sc and Research programs in the School of Business. Dr. Barling is author of of several books, including Employment, Stress and Family Functioning (1990,Wiley & Sons), The Union and Its Members: A Psychological Approach (with Clive Fullagar and Kevin Kelloway, 1992, Oxford University Press), and Changing Employment Relations: Behavioral and Social Perspectives (with Lois Tetrick, 1995, American Psychological Association), andYouth and Employment (with Kevin Kelloway, forthcoming, American Psychological Association). Dr. Barling served as co-editor (with Kevin Kelloway) of the Sage Publication series ,Advanced Topics in Organizational Behavior, is consulting editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Stress Medicine and the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences. From 1989-1991, he was the chairperson of the Advisory Council on Occupational Health and Safety to the Ontario Minister of Labour. In 1995 and 1997, he received the annual awards for "Excellence in Research" from the School of Business, Queen's University. Joseph J. Hurrell is Associate Director for Science, Division of Surveillance Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies (DSHEFS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH, CDC), Robert A. Taft Laboratories. NIOSH, an Institute within the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), performs research on the causes of occupational illnesses and injuries. DSHEFS is one of the largest Divisions of NIOSH, CDC. Dr. Hurrell is also Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio. He has co-authored and co-edited eight books on occupational health psychology. Dr. Hurrell is Associate Editor, Occupational Health Psychology and is the author of numerous articles published in refereed journals.