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Q-and-A on Employee Anger

September 1, 1998
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Pamela L. Pommerenke is a professor of Human Resource Management at Michigan State University's Eli Broad Graduate School of Business. She teaches in the areas of strategic human resource management, organizational behavior, and entrepreneurship, and regularly consults with local large and small organizations.
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Why Employees Are So Angry

September 1, 1998
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Griping, lawsuits and even violence are on the rise because there's a gap between expectations and reality. It's time for HR to bridge the gap.
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Readers Find Violence More Common

September 1, 1998
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HR professionals are increasingly the target of violence. 1 in 4 has faced some form of aggression at work, and a large majority think the problem is getting worse.
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Being an Employee Advocate and a Manager

May 1, 1998
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An expert witness talks about firing the violent employee with mental disabilities.
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ADA Compliance Requires Careful Juggling

April 1, 1998
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When the ADA overlaps other employer issues—like protecting against workplace violence or abiding by union agreements—HR professionals face tough choices. Recent court rulings offer guidance.
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Making Domestic Violence a Business Issue

February 1, 1998
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Workforce talked with Jim Hardeman, corporate EAP manager for Polaroid, about the company's domestic-violence program.
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Is There a Nurse in the Office

June 1, 1997
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In this age of downsizing and corporate cost-cutting, having an occupational health nurse on staff may seem frivolous. But, a consultant in occupational health and safety shows that having this internal asset makes dollars and sense.
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What You Can Do About Weapons in the Workplace

March 1, 1996
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Last year likely will prove to be the most dangerous year in history for employees.But with legislation making it easier to own weapons, and carry them concealed, what can an employer do? More than you may think.
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Have Gangs Invaded Your Workplace

February 1, 1996
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No industry or company is exempt from the newest wave of gangsters who've been penetrating Corporate America undetected. Personnel Journal brings you startling information on how this criminal activity can threaten your company and your work force-and about what you can do to protect your corporate assets.
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