Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The Relationship between Workplace Harassment and Interpersonal Workplace Harassment in Harris County, Texas
by Smith, Eric J., D.M., University of Phoenix, 2011, 139; 3485305
Abstract (Summary)

This quantitative explanatory correlational research study investigated the statistical relationship between workplace harassment from male partners and interpersonal workplace harassment women experience from supervisors, co-workers, or a group of co-workers. One hundred and thirty externally employed women attending a career college in southwestern United States were purposely sampled. The women completed two surveys used to measure the correlation between the variables. The survey utilized to measure workplace harassment from male partners was the Workplace Harassment survey. The survey utilized to measure interpersonal workplace harassment from supervisors, co-workers, or a group of co-workers was the Workplace Dynamics survey. Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient were used to correlate workplace harassment scores from male partners with interpersonal workplace harassment scores from supervisors, co-workers, and groups of co-workers respectively. Findings suggest there is a relationship between these variables within the research environment.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Tvorik, Stephen J.
School: University of Phoenix
School Location: United States -- Arizona
Source: DAI-A 73/02, Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Womens studies, Management, Occupational psychology, Organizational behavior
Keywords: Domestic violence, Interpersonal harrassment, Workplace harrassment
Publication Number: 3485305
ISBN: 978-1-267-01864-9
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