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The Violent Person at Work

The Violent Person at Work

The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Managing Workplace Violence

By Laurence Barton

In ‘The Violent Person at Work’ Laurence Barton, the world’s leading threat assessor, outlines how to prevent, manage and mitigate persons who may pose a threat to an organization’s people and other assets. theviolentperson.com

Hardback, 250 Pages


April 2020

£39.99, $49.99

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About This Book

Stalking. Sexual harassment. Mass shootings. Employers are increasingly expected to have a plan to identify and manage threat posed by employees in the workplace. But how do you manage the violent person at work?

In this authoritative new guide, Dr Laurence Barton draws on over thirty years’ experience as the world’s leading threat assessor to outline how to prevent, manage, and mitigate workplace threat. He shows businesses and organisations of all sizes how to navigate new privacy laws, different management structures, and legal considerations in order to take straightforward, practical steps to minimise and ultimately prevent risk.

This is an invaluable new handbook for businesses and HR, legal, and security professionals worldwide.


Author Information

A former Fulbright Scholar, Dr Laurence Barton was the youngest-ever person to be appointed to the faculty of Harvard Business School and has been the top-ranked instructor at the FBI Academy for over a decade, teaching threat assessment. He now advises businesses and organisations worldwide on preventing workplace violence, including thirty-four Fortune 100 companies, and is frequently asked to provide commentary by major news broadcasters, including the BBC and CNN.


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