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How to combat abuse at work: Online programs to help educate the organization

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 2 May 2017




This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.


This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.


Online training interventions offer a means of tackling the growing and serious issue of abuse in the workplace. Such programs can be targeted at the whole organization so that everyone becomes more informed about different types of abusive behavior. On this evidence, education helps reduce the incivility that often progresses to more serious forms of abuse. Individuals can simultaneously learn to become more respectful toward others using programs that further appeal because of their flexibility.


The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.



(2017), "How to combat abuse at work: Online programs to help educate the organization", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 31 No. 3, pp. 22-25.



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