Violence in Industry

Taxi Violence – Roots vs Routes? What Is the Solution?

Taxi violence is a perennial problem that reflects the complexities and challenges of the South African society at large. The outbreak of violence in Gqeberha, during which several taxis and shops were set alight is ...

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Business and Endemic Violence in South Africa: Surviving the Disaster or Managing the Transition?

This paper examines the links between business and violence in South Africa in the context of its transition.

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Violence and Industrial Relations

In the past five or six years, employers, trade unionists, researchers and our criminal and industrial courts have confronted the growing magnitude and brutality of violence in industrial conflict. This article puts focus on the ...

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Overcoming Violence: The Role of Business

What is the nature of violence? Where does it come from and what motivates those who perpetrate it? And what can business do to protect itself and its employees from the ravages of violence? With ...

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Violence and Social Change: Some Effects on the Workplace and Some Possible Solutions

This paper attempts to deal with the question of what business and Human Resource practitioners can do in regard to the rather complex problem of workplace violence. It notes that the effects of traumatic experiences ...

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Crossing the Picket Line: Violence in Industrial Conflict – The Case of the Afcol Strike

This paper is concerned with physical violence directed against people rather than property, as there is an identifiable trend towards more attacks against people over the last five or six years in South Africa. The ...

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