Violence in the Workplace

MNGT 5000 (Online)

Each student in Mngt 5000 is to assume the role of a private consultant for the purpose of this research project. Your charge is to research the topic of "Violence in the Workplace" and write a report with your findings and recommendations to Dr. Chester, CEO, Chester Enterprises, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Dr. Chester is the owner of a manufacturing firm that employs approximately 100 employees in a manufacturing process. His company provides a component part for a local production facility. Dr. Chester has been reading about this problem (Violence in the Workplace) for several months and is looking for guidance in what are appropriate steps ...

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most widely used writing format is the APA style.

The paper should run approximately 8 - 10 pages in length(Body Only-Double Spaced). You should have at least 10 reference citations (literature review of related research) in your bibliography. Internet citations are acceptable (document internet citations according to the APA guidelines). The paper is due on Sunday of the 8th week.


Workplace violence is a daily occupational risk and hazard for many workers in today's society. Every year there are over one million incidents of workplace violence in the United States.

Recently this issue has been painted all over the media. The attention has been centered on a few horrific incidents. Compared to the overall majority of occurrences these events represent only a tiny example of a growing problem. Too often, workplace violence is regarded as part of the job and very little, if anything, is done to eliminate it. The solutions to these ...

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fatalities, rapes, aggravated assaults, threats, and acts of harassment. The results of the project showed that workplace violence actually resulted in a $36 billion annual loss.


It is important to note that workplace violence not only affects co-workers but also customers. The following are some good examples:

* A furniture store hired a deliveryman who looked good on paper and fit the qualifications perfectly. After working for a few months, the man raped a customer in her home when he came to deliver her order. Had the company conducted a background check, they would have found two prior incidents of sexual misconduct.

* A pizza restaurant hired a convicted ...

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Category: Social Issues
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