DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2014.12.008
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Malineo Agnes Matsela

Abstract: This paper examines the reconceptualization of workplace abuses into a unifying concept of psychological violence in the workplace. It argues that there is need to understand and encompass all other key concepts that address the same issue. It further argues that psychological violence is a complex phenomenon that includes varied abusive behaviours in organizations ranging from harassment to different forms of abuse that cause harm on the whole person of an employee. There is a wide range of views regarding w…

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