Jul 29 2014

What Companies Can Do To Stem Rising Workplace Violence

Gun toting emloyeeBy Heidi Schwartz

With an average of 700 workers killed while at work each year, and an estimated 572,000 nonfatal crimes occurring annually in the workplace, no industry is free of the possibility of severe workplace violence. This is a concern that should be addressed by companies nationwide. Read the entire article on: Today's Facility Manager  

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Jul 28 2014

The real world implications of workplace and cyberbullying


By Meghan Biro

I remember my first encounter with a bully – we’ll call him Paul Bugbee. He chased a neighborhood friend of mine home from school for two years, shouting destructive words, despite his parents’ pleas with the school and Bugbee’s parents. What changed the pattern? My brother, who even at the tender age of nine was more than up to the task of making sure Bugbee regretted his impulse to bully. Even with my brother’s help, though, the humiliation of being bullied took years to overcome. Read the entire article on: Forbes.com Related: Help for anyone being bullied at work  

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Jul 25 2014

Are workplace bullies rewarded for their behavior?

HuffingtonPostBy Peggy Drexler

As a longtime hotel manager for upscale resorts across the U.S., Sandrine had spent her career believing that good service was the key to success. That included being courteous to your guests--and to your co-workers. Which is why the company's latest "star" employee, Russ, confounded her. He'd been hired as a bellman at the Northeast beach resort she was currently assigned to and in less than a year had worked his way up to associate manager, earning a promotion (and, she knew, a healthy raise) above her. She'd been with the company for nearly 10 years. Read the entire article on: HuffingtonPost.com Related: Help for anyone being bullied at work  

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Jul 25 2014

Clarksville Rotary hears from ATF Agent

ClarksvilleNowBy Lee Erwin

The Clarksville Rotary Club was visited Wednesday, July 23 by Special Agent Michael Knight with the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives. Knight is a Public Information Officer with the Bureau and his main topic was deterring violence. Social Media was the main topic Knight discussed and its connection to workplace or domestic violence. He asked how many people had social media connections and around 50 people held up their hands. Knight said on average among the people at the meeting there would be close to 2,000 social media connections. Read the entire article on: http://ClarksvilleNow.com Related: Educational Resources for Domestic Abuse  

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Jul 24 2014

How to identify, report and prevent workplace violence

BizJournalBy Paul Jaeb

The prevalence of workplace violence in America today is stunning. Workplace violence caused the death of 780 Americans in 2011. According to the National Center for the Victims of Crime, millions of workers experience violence or the threat of violence in their workplace every year. Read the entire article on: BizJournels.com  

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