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Stress and violence in the workplace

Pamela R. Johnson (Pamela R. Johnson and Julie Indvik are at the Department of Management, California State University, Chico, California, USA)
Julie Indvik (Julie Indvik are at the Department of Management, California State University, Chico, California, USA)

Employee Counselling Today

ISSN: 0955-8217

Article publication date: 1 February 1996

Abstract

Explores the issue of workplace violence and stress in the USA. Examines the kinds of violence employees must face in the workplace and also looks at different kinds of stressors such as environmental, e.g. family dysfunction, racial oppression and sexual harassment. Addresses the question of employer responsibility and briefly proposes the development of training programmes for managers.

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Citation

Johnson, P.R. and Indvik, J. (1996), "Stress and violence in the workplace", Employee Counselling Today, Vol. 8 No. 1, pp. 19-24. https://doi.org/10.1108/13665629610109096

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MCB UP Ltd

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