Mistreatment in the Workplace

Prevention and Resolution for Managers and Organizations

by Julie B. Olson-Buchanan,

Integrating findings from research and practice in order to make practical, evidence-based recommendations for preventing and addressing systemic workplace mistreatment, this book:
  • Focuses on the recursive effects of mistreatment in organizations and how individual and organizational well-being can be enhanced by carefully-designed policies and procedures.
  • Creates a complete picture by bringing together relevant research from fragmented fields such as organizational psychology, labor relations and labor economics.
  • Enables you to identify best practices for resolving mistreatment occurrences, for creating a civil workforce, and preventing recursive mistreatment.
  • Wiley; March 2009
  • ISBN 9781444310801
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: Mistreatment in the Workplace
  • Author: Julie B. Olson-Buchanan; Wendy R. Boswell
  • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell

About The Author

Julie B. Olson-Buchanan is a Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Management in the Craig School of Business, California State University, Fresno. Her research on mistreatment in the workplace has appeared in such journals as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Review, and Academy of Management Journal. Dr Olson-Buchanan has provided consultation and training on preventing and resolving mistreatment in the workplace to several private and public organizations.

Wendy R. Boswell is an Associate Professor and Mays Research Fellow in the Department of Management, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University. Dr Boswell's research on workplace conflict has appeared in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Journal of Applied Psychology. She also serves as the Director of the Center for Human Resource Management, working with companies on issues related to employee work attitudes, recruitment, and retention.