Bullying

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Australia – Six in ten affected by bullying at work survey finds

Almost six people in 10 have witnessed or suffered bullying at work, according to a survey by law firm Slater and Gordon. More than one-third of respondents said they had been bullied themselves. However, more than half of those who had witnessed or experienced bullying did nothing about it. The poll of 2,000 workers found … Continue reading

Workplace Bullying in UK – Half of UK workers have been victims

If you’re aware of bullying at your workplace, or are a victim yourself, you’re not alone. According to a survey by CareerBuilder.co.uk, half of UK workers revealed that they have been bullied at work. The two most common ways workers report being bullied was being ignored, whereby comments have been dismissed or not acknowledged (41%), … Continue reading

Verbal Abuse at Workplace – No Gender Gap finds study

A systematic review of the available literature has revealed that there is no significant difference in the prevalence of verbal abuse in the workplace between men and women. Stephane Guay from the Institut universitaire de santé mentale de Montréal in Quebec, Canada, looked into all previous research on verbal abuse in the workplace that primarily … Continue reading

Canada – 45 per cent of Canadians feel they have been bullied in the workplace finds survey

From the playground to the classroom, bullies are everywhere – even the workplace. A new study reveals that 45 per cent of Canadians feel they have been bullied in the workplace, with bosses being the most frequent tormenters. The nationwide survey was conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder.ca from May 13 to June … Continue reading

Canada – Bullying at work declines survey finds

The percentage of Canadians who have witnessed or experienced harassment in the workplace has noticeably declined in the last two years, according to a Leger Marketing poll commissioned by Queen’s School of Business.  According to the 2014 study, which mirrors a similar poll in 2012, 23% of Canadians say they have personally experienced workplace harassment … Continue reading

Workplace Bullying – Being treated as invisible is more harmful ?

Although surveys show that people consider it more psychologically harmful to be harassed than ignored, workplace ostracism turns out to have a bigger impact than harassment, doing greater harm to employees’ well-being and causing greater job turnover, says a team led by Jane O’Reilly of the University of Ottawa. Ostracism is also more common: Of … Continue reading

Workplace Bullying – Woman vs. woman on the rise says the Institute

A 2010 survey by the Workplace Bullying Institute in Washington state reported that woman vs. woman bullying is on the rise. “When a woman is a bully, which happens 38 percent of the time, she chooses a woman target 80 percent of the time,” explained Dr. Gary Namie of the Institute. Female bullies also more … Continue reading

Bullying in the Workplace / It costs a lot

According to a new report prepared by consulting firm Executive Confidante, workplace bullying is costing organizations worldwide millions of dollars in turnover, absenteeism, decreased productivity, retaliation, and more. The report, Bullying Bosses: A Full Cost Accounting, provides an extensive summary of the available research, helping organizations see the true costs of turning a blind eye … Continue reading

10 Steps employers should take when creating a social media policy

Employers should take the following 10 steps when creating a social media policy Continue reading

Unattractive and bullied at work would go together

In a survey, unattractive workers were treated more harshly than attractive employees even when other key factors were taken into account, including age, gender and how long they had worked at the health care facility Continue reading

Australia / 7 of the 10 most bullied government agencies are local health districts

Autralia – A survey has found that seven of the 10 most bullied government agencies are local health districts. In the worst case, almost three-quarters of staff said they had witnessed bullying last year Continue reading

It can pay to be a bully a study finds

In a rather disheartening study, a team of researchers led by Darren C. Treadway, of the University at Buffalo School of Management, found that many workplace bullies receive positive evaluations from their supervisors and achieve high levels of career success, despite organizational efforts to curtail bullying Continue reading

Bullying in UK / One in five NHS workers in North-East

ONE in five NHS workers in the North-East claim to have been bullied by colleagues while almost half reported they have witnessed bullying in the last six months, according to a new survey Continue reading

US / Labor groups working to extend the state’s anti-bullying laws from schools to the workplace (video)

Related Posts Workplace Bullying / Hard on Witnesses Too POSTED BY JOB MARKET MONITOR ⋅ DECEMBER 14, 2012 ⋅ LEAVE A COMMENT People who experience or witness workplace bullying are more likely to have prescriptions for antidepressants, sleeping pills and tranquilizers, a new study finds. Previous research has shown that workplace bullying affects mental health, but it hasn’t been clear … Continue reading

Workplace Bullying / Hard on Witnesses Too

People who experience or witness workplace bullying are more likely to have prescriptions for antidepressants, sleeping pills and tranquilizers, a new study finds. Previous research has shown that workplace bullying affects mental health, but it hasn’t been clear whether this leads to a greater need for drug treatment or if the impact is similar for … Continue reading

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