The Dark Side of Organizations

The Dark Side of Organizations

Causes, consequences, and mitigation – an organizational perspective
More and more organizations are dealing with abusive behaviors in the workplace, broadly called Bullying and Harassment at work. What in the past was considered acceptable, today, requires personal and organizational coping strategies. What is Bullying and Harassment at work? What are the organizational implications of this phenomenon? How can organizations deal with this phenomenon?
The International Association for the Prevention of Workplace Bullying and Harassment - IAWBH, will hold two days of exceptional learning (workshops and lectures) with leading experts and researchers from around the world at Kinneret Academic College. The program is designed for organizational consultants, psychologists, researchers, and human resources managers.
The lectures and workshops are scheduled for 18-19.9.2019
* The lectures and workshops will be in English

The Program:
Kinneret Academic College, together with the Center of Organizational Research at Haifa University, and the Israeli Association for Preventing Workplace Bullying, are offering a masterclass program on September 18-19 2019, at Kinneret Academic College, Israel.
The aims of the masterclass are three-fold:
  1. Providing participants with insights regarding the interrelations between organizations and individuals when dealing with workplace bullying.
  2. Discussing international experiences combining both practice and academic insights.
  3. Discussing research opportunities and organizational coping possibilities.

Day 1 - Organizational Antecedents
Introduction to Workplace Bullying and Harassment -- General outline
  • 08:30-09:00 - Registration
  • 09:35-10:35 Keynote - Prof. Charlotte Rayner
  • 10:40-12:00 – A Panel discussion - Prof. Charlotte Rayner, Jo Brown, Nerio and Alexina Baldini, and Miwako Wakui
  • 14:30-16:30 - Workshops - Dr. Susan Johnson / Cassiopeia Ltd.
  • 16:45-18:15 –Networking
  • 18:15-21:00- Cocktail party and Dinner Day 2- Organizational Implications and Coping

Day 2- Organizational Implications and Coping

Part 1 - Organizational Deviance - General outline
  • 08:30- 09:00 - Registration
  • 09:05-10:05 Keynote - Pat Ferris PhD
  • 10:20-12:20 – Parallel workshops - Pat Ferris Ph.D./ Prof. Patricia Mannix McNamara

Part 2 - Organizational Coping
  • 13:30-14:30 – Keynote - Evelyn M. Field
  • 14:30-16:00 – World café - key issues around managing workplace bullying and harassment at work + Success stories. – Jo Brown
  • 16:10-16:45 –Summary of the two days, challenges ahead and future directions – Evelyn Field

Please register:

Payment in ILS - Israeli Shekel
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Payment in USD- American Dollars*
IAWBH members and Student registration rate- 300$
Non-Member registration rate - 400$
*Participants from a country who will pay in USD- American Dollars should transfer their registration rate to:

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