TITLE

Defusing Workplace Violence

PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Financial Executive;May/Jun2000, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses violence in the workplace. Warning signs employers should watch for include poor work performance, grievances with supervisors, and abuse of sick leave. Firms can help prevent violence with well-thought-out termination policies. Employees should never be discharged by surprise, and both counseling and generous severance pay should be offered to terminated workers.
ACCESSION #
11861759

 

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