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On SAGE Insight: Assaulted and Unheard: Violence Against Healthcare Staff

From NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy The prevalence of violence in healthcare is reported to be greater than in other occupational settings. Research has found, for example, that nurses are subjected to more acts of … Continue reading

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Covert and overt forms of sexism are equally damaging to working women

Harmful Workplace Experiences and Women’s Occupational Wellbeing: A Meta-Analysis,” From The Psychology of Women Quarterly Frequent sexist wisecracks, comments and office cultures where women are ignored are just as damaging to women as single instances of sexual coercion and unwanted sexual … Continue reading

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Are suicide terrorists really so different from rampage, workplace and school shooters?

A comparative analysis of suicide terrorists and rampage, workplace, and school shooters in the United States from 1990 to 2010 From Homicide Studies There is a long history of terrorists, rampage shooters, workplace shooters, and school shooters carrying out acts of … Continue reading

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Taking steps to prevent ‘going postal’: HR practices preventing workplace violence

Workplace violence: Assessing organizational awareness and planning interventions From Advances in Developing Human Resources Workplace violence continues to be a topic of great importance to many companies, as tales of extreme cases hit the media. Today’s human resources departments spend … Continue reading

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