Stalking. Sexual harassment. Mass shootings. Employers are increasingly expected to have a plan to identify and manage threats posed by employees in the workplace. But how do you manage the violent person at work? In his authoritative new guide, Laurence Barton draws on over 30 years' experience as the world's leading threat assessor to outline how to prevent, manage and mitigate workplace violence. He shows businesses and organizations of all sizes how to navigate new privacy laws, different management structures and legal considerations in order to take straightforward, practical steps to minimize and ultimately prevent risk. The Violent Person at Work is an invaluable new handbook for businesses and HR, legal and security professionals worldwide.
About the Author
Dr. Laurence Barton is the highest rated instructor for 16 years running at the FBI Academy where he teaches threat assessment. Over a thirty year career he has managed over 3,100 cases of stalking; murder; threats by employees, contractors, customers and others and created a model for assessing and managing dangerous persons that is considered definitive by employers and police agencies globally. His clients include Amazon, PayPal, Johnson & Johnson, Accenture, Nestle, Blue Cross Blue Shield, MARS/Wrigley and others. After tragedies strike work, school and hospital settings, Dr. Barton is the on-air commentator for CNN, BBC and CNBC. The author of four previous books, he has led employer response to threats of suicidal ideation and retaliation as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. A three-time college president, Dr. Barton was named a Fulbright Scholar to Japan. Today he serves as Distinguished Professor of Crisis Management and Public Safety at the University of Central Florida, USA.