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- Negligent Hiring: The Emerging Contributor to Workplace Violence in the Public Sector. Kondrasuk,, Jack N.; Moore,, Herff L.; Wang, Hua // Public Personnel Management;Summer2001, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p185
Studies negligent hiring practices as a major contributor to workplace violence. Employers found liable for acts of violence by employees; Hiring doctrines from a human resources perspective; Avoiding liability; Background checking policies to reduce violence.
- Third-party screening: Weeding out the 'bad apples' Atkinson, William // Hotel & Motel Management;12/13/2004, Vol. 219 Issue 21, p36
The U.S. Department of Justice reports that one out of every 32 adults is a criminal, and that two-thirds of criminals end up being rearrested within three years after release from prison. Companies that routinely use third-party screening services find that they can weed out undesirable...
- Employee-related threats top corporate security worries. Zalud, Bill // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Apr98, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p126
Focuses on employee theft and workplace violence, which are concerns of security directors and managers at a number of businesses. Reference to folding anti-theft into `justification' proposals, which are used by dealers when pitching corporate and commercial clients.
- Take Action Now to Prevent Theft. Broome Jr., J. Tol // Pest Management Professional;Jul2009, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p31
The article presents suggestions in avoiding theft and fraud in businesses carried out by employees. It is noted that about three-fourths of employee fraud are never caught, and that more than a year would pass before a fraud scheme is noticed on average. Suggestions presented include hiring the...
- Will an employee steal? Do credit check when you hire. Applegate, Jane // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);03/02/2001, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p36A
Reports the importance of credit check as an effective screening technique for all job applicants in the United States. Factors prompting internal employee theft; Importance of devising a strong internal control within the company; Tips in avoiding fraud and theft.
- Attack on violence. Slage, John K. // Industry Week/IW;02/17/97, Vol. 246 Issue 4, p15
Examines the debate over the extent of workplace violence in the United States and what can be done about it. Assessment of two federal agencies of the number of workplace violence in the country; Impact of workplace violence on businesses; Efforts to help employers create a safer work...
- Human resources tips. // PA Times;Mar99, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p11
Discusses how supervisors and managers can effectively manage employees while investigations on workplace violence are conducted. Respect for right to privacy of persons involved; Enforcement of `no-retaliation' policy; Dealing with inappropriate or disruptive behavior.
- Heading off workplace violence. Smith, Shawn // Westchester County Business Journal;5/27/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 21, p4
Assesses the threats of workplace violence on the careers of various employees in the U.S. Factors affecting the safety of the employees; Prevention against violent behaviors; Indicators of bad attitudes.
- Fully (bulletproof) vested employees. Donenberg, Richard V. // Corporate Legal Times;Sep99, Vol. 9 Issue 94, pBWB24
Reports on the growing incidence worldwide of violence in the workplace. Tragedies in the United States that have brought violence to the forefront of the workplace agenda; Incidence of workplace violence in the European Union; Bullying; Mobbing; European strategies for dealing with violence.