Journal of Advances in Humanities and Social Sciences
Journal ISSN: 2414-3111
Journal DOI: 10.20474
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Received: 01 June 2016
Accepted: 25 July 2016
Published: 12 August 2016
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  • Comparative analysis of law on tort of deviant behaviors in Malaysia and India

Ambikai, Zahira Ishan

Published online: 2016


Deviant workplace behavior has always been an interesting topic to be observed by both academicians and practitioners. Workplace deviance is a hazard and risk in the workplace because it is a threat that needs to be addressed effectively. In Malaysia, and India there are two relevant statutory legislations in tackling human behaviour in the workplace. The purpose of this paper is to introduce the concept of deviant workplace behaviour and to investigate into the nature and forms of deviant workplace behaviour being prevalent in the organizations. Since such negative behaviours are associated with huge economic and psychological costs, organizations need to get this problem under control. The main objective here is to explore the strategies and processes to be adopted by the managers and their organizations in order to reduce, manage or prevent deviant behaviours from the workplaces. Further to recommend that relevant legislations provides remedies for the victims of such conduct.