TITLE

Workplace Homicide: Prediction or Prevention?

AUTHOR(S)
Kuzmits, Frank E.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
SAM Advanced Management Journal (07497075);Spring92, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents guidelines to minimize workplace homicide involving acts of employee violence. State laws that prohibit certain forms of threats; Importance of an early intervention by trained mental health professionals toward distressed employees; Policy on dealing with violent threats from workers.
ACCESSION #
4603490

 

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