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The influence of managerial factors on bullying in the Police

Dick, Gavin P.M. (2008) The influence of managerial factors on bullying in the Police. Kent Business School Working Paper Series No. 179, . ISSN 1748-7595. (KAR id:23476)

Abstract

Recently there has been a growing trend to recognise the damaging nature of workplace bullying in organisations' Dignity at Work policies (CIPD, 2004). In this

Quantitative methods are used to analysis a whole force survey to explore the nature of bullying behaviour in the police and its antecedents. The findings indicate that

and discreet. Senior ranks experience a different mix of behaviours but overall experience higher levels of bullying than junior ranks. The managerial environment

broader frame, where managerial and organisational factors that create an environment in which bullying is possible and is precipitated are considered. The author suggests that the consequences of poor interpersonal management and

and consequential organisational costs. In addition to being one of the few published studies to capture the total police population, the study appears to be the first

enables or discourages bullying behaviours.

Item Type: Article
Additional information: Kent Business School Working Paper No.179
Uncontrolled keywords: Police, Workplace bullying, Management.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Gavin Dick
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2010 13:52 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 15:11 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/23476 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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