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Overcoming mobbing : a recovery guide for workplace aggression and bullying

Author: Maureen P Duffy; Len Sperry
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mobbing is a destructive social process in which individuals, groups, or organizations target a person for ridicule, humiliation, and removal from the workplace. It can lead to deteriorating physical and mental health, workplace violence, and even suicide. Studies indicate that as many as 37% of American workers have experienced workplace abuse at some time in their working lives. Overcoming Mobbing is an
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen P Duffy; Len Sperry
ISBN: 9780199929559 0199929556
OCLC Number: 851642775
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 225 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Mobbing is not bullying --
Ganging up in workplaces --
How mobbing happens --
What it's like to be mobbed --
How mobbing affects health and well-being --
Mobbing has multiple victims --
Recovering from mobbing --
Mobbing recovery tools --
The healthy workplace --
Toward a better, mobbing-free future --
Appendix: Helpful websites about mobbing, bullying, trauma, and related topics.
Responsibility: Maureen Duffy, Len Sperry.

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Written with compassion and insight * Journal of critical psychology, counselling & psychotherapy * an impressive and insightful book ... Highly recommended. * CHOICE *

 
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