Heightened security concerns have focused significant attention on crisis response plans, and more firms now have plans in place for terrorist, bomb threats, fires, and natural disasters than at any point in modern history. Conspicuous by its absence from many of these plans is a workplace violence response plan; when it
About the Author
W. Barry Nixon
W. Barry Nixon, SPHR, is the executive director of the National Institute for Prevention of Workplace Violence, a company focused on assisting organizations to effectively implement programs to prevent workplace violence. He has spent over twenty years in human resources and organizational development for Fortune 500 companies. Nixon is a trained mediator, certified anger management facilitator, security specialist, and trauma response specialist. He is also the workplace violence consultant for the state of California.