Heard, Alex
August 1994
New Republic;8/22/94-8/29/94, Vol. 211 Issue 8/9, p11
The article discusses the problem of violence in the work place. Number of violent crimes committed in workplace according to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics; Reasons for violence in the workplace; View that the greatest hazard in modern offices today is the fraternization among yuppies and blue-collar types .


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