Understanding and Preventing Faculty-on-Faculty Bullying: A Psycho-Social-Organizational Approach (Hardback)Darla J. Twale (author)
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Understanding and Preventing Faculty-on-Faculty Bullying provides a comprehensive understanding of workplace harassment, aggression, violence, bullying, and incivility in academia. Using a psychological, sociological, and organizational approach, this book explores the issue from the perspective of the individual, the department, and from the higher education organization. Providing research on the effects on victims and collegial culture, this important volume brings together interdisciplinary scholarship to present research-based suggestions for recovering from workplace bullying, recommendations for improving toxic academic environments, and practical advice about policy development to improve academic organizational culture and climate.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
"This volume contains an indispensable annotated compilation of research-derived solutions that address bullying on all levels - individual, group and institutional - a first-ever-in-print feature that elevates it above the field. Twale provides an unrivaled breadth of theoretical explanatory factors for the workplace bullying phenomenon, leaving no idea unexplored."
-Gary Namie, Director, Workplace Bullying Institute, USA
"Twale utilizes the top scholars internationally on the issue of workplace bullying to capture and analyze the hidden yet potentially toxic dynamics in academe. Her analysis further considers the power differential and resulting trauma that arises when workplace bullying goes unchecked. This is a recommended read for how the workplace bullying epidemic continues to infect higher education."
-Leah P. Hollis, Lead Consultant, Patricia Berkly LLC, and Faculty, Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership Policy, Morgan State University