Organizational Measures Taken against Workplace Bullying: The Case of Finnish Municipalities

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dc.contributor Svenska handelshögskolan, institutionen för företagsledning och organisation, företagsledning och organisation sv
dc.contributor Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Department of Management and Organisation, Management and Organisation en
dc.contributor.author Salin, Denise
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-02T14:11:08Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-02T14:11:08Z
dc.date.issued 2006-11-13
dc.identifier.isbn 951-555-933-2
dc.identifier.issn 0357-4598
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10227/251
dc.identifier.uri URN:ISBN:951-555-933-2
dc.description.abstract Although workplace bullying and other inappropriate treatment in the workplace have received growing attention, especially in Northern Europe, in the past few decades, little research has so far been conducted about the prevention of and intervention in such phenomena. This paper provides a review of different organizational measures typically recommended for preventing and intervening in workplace bullying and other forms of inappropriate treatment in the workplace. These measures include anti-bullying policies, training and information, appropriate job designs, active monitoring, and early intervention. As for intervention, both informal and formal strategies are discussed. Furthermore, the paper reports findings from a study among Finnish municipalities on the extent to which these measures are actually used in Finland, a country that has fairly recently introduced anti-bullying legislation. fi
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Svenska handelshögskolan sv
dc.publisher Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working Papers
dc.relation.ispartofseries 521
dc.rights Publikationen är skyddad av upphovsrätten. Den får läsas och skrivas ut för personligt bruk. Användning i kommersiellt syfte är förbjuden. sv
dc.rights This publication is copyrighted. You may download, display and print it for Your own personal use. Commercial use is prohibited. en
dc.rights Julkaisu on tekijänoikeussäännösten alainen. Teosta voi lukea ja tulostaa henkilökohtaista käyttöä varten. Käyttö kaupallisiin tarkoituksiin on kielletty. fi
dc.subject bullying fi
dc.subject harassment fi
dc.subject intervention fi
dc.subject prevention fi
dc.subject.other Management and Organisation fi
dc.title Organizational Measures Taken against Workplace Bullying: The Case of Finnish Municipalities fi

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