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Document ID (ISN)108039
CIS number 08-744
ISBN(s) 92-897-0211-7
Year 2003
Convention or series no. EF 02109
Author(s) Di Martino V., Hoel H., Cooper C.L.
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Title Preventing violence and harassment in the workplace
Bibliographic information European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Wyattville Road, Loughingstown, Dublin 18, Ireland, 2003. viii. 100p. Illus. Approx. 220 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This report presents the findings of a European project on violence and harassment at the workplace. It identifies the different forms and patterns of violence and harassment at the workplace in the EU and describes the recent upsurge in activity and initiatives in this field within the legal arena, with new legislation addressing these problems recently enacted or in the pipeline in a number of countries. It also presents evidence of adverse effects of such behaviour on individuals, organizations and society, and assesses the potential financial costs. Finally, it analyses the factors that contribute to physical and psychological violence, and reviews a variety of good practices with respect to preventing and managing violence and harassment at work.
Descriptors (primary) bullying; violence; European Union; sexual harassment
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; legal aspects; role of management; psychology of work organization; economic aspects; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Sexual harassment
Bullying and mobbing
Violence and terrorism