Forms of Workplace Mistreatment

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Psychology book series (BRIEFSPSYCHOL, volume 8)


This chapter explores the definitions of various forms of workplace mistreatment, contrasting them with a definition of workplace incivility. The chapter considers conceptual models for understanding the causes, processes, and consequences of workplace mistreatment, indicating the potential contribution of the Risk Management Model. A section towards the end of the chapter reflects upon the first two propositions introduced in  Chap. 1 regarding the importance of belonging as a motive and the human capacity to perceive and interpret their social world.


Emotional Intelligence Turnover Intention Management Trust Psychological Aggression Abusive Supervision 
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  1. 1.Centre for Organizational Research and DevelopmentAcadia UniversityWolfvilleCanada

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