Educational Workshop - Workplace Bullying and Violence: Understanding Prevention, Prediction and Resilience

Date & Time: 
November 18, 2011 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Isabel Turner Library 935 Gardiners Road, Kingston ON

Bullying in the workplace is more common than you might think. According to a study conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 25% of companies reported some degree of bullying in the preceding year.

This workshop aims to shed light on the issue, and provide insight into resilience strategies. Sessions will cover:

Workplace Bullying and Violence: An Overview
Speaker: Julian Barling

  • What do we know about predictors of workplace bullying and violence
  • Are some populations “at risk”
  • Can we ever prevent workplace bullying and violence

Building Resilience: The Role of Individual and Situational Variables
Speaker: Glenda Fisk

  • What is resilience, where does it come from
  • What situational and personality characteristics contribute to resilience
  • How individuals can foster resilience

Book Your Seat at the Early Bird Rate Today!

Register before Nov 4th to get the Early Bird Special of $55! Regular fee is $65.

About the Speakers

Julian BarlingJulian Barling, PhD
Queen’s Research Chair,
Queen’s School of Business

Dr. Barling’s research interests focus on the nature and development of transformational leadership, and employee safety and well-being. He is the author of well over 150 research articles and book chapters, and the author or editor of ten books, including The Psychology of Workplace Safety and the Handbook of Work Stress. Julian was formerly the editor of the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, chair of the American Psychological Association’s Task Force on Workplace Violence, chair of the Ontario Advisory Council on Occupational Health and Safety, and is currently completing a book on organizational leadership that will be published by Oxford University Press in 2012.


Glenda Fisk

Glenda Fisk, PhD
Assistant Professor,
School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University

Glenda Fisk joined the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University in 2006 after completing her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at The Pennsylvania State University.  Her main research interests focus on how experiencing different emotions impacts work performance, stress and resilience.  In addition to research, Glenda teaches graduate-level classes in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, statistics and research methods.

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