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From Apples and Cases to Barrels and Orchards: Macro-Level Drivers of Workplace Abuse

Victor Sojo Monzon, Victoria Roberts

Academy of Management Proceedings | Academy of Management | Published : 2019

Abstract

Workplace abuse, broadly defined as interpersonal mistreatment against employees in the workplace that might harm or injure them and contribute to a hostile work environment, is one of the most pervasive and harmful problems faced by organizations worldwide. In the current symposium, we focus attention on the macro-level drivers of workplace abuse that occur within organizations and in society more generally. At the societal level, we will have one paper about important global trends affecting today’s organizations. The paper investigates how, why, and for whom these macro forces have implications when it comes to workplace harassment. At the organizational level, we will have three papers, ..

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