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Jan 29 2015

Deflate Your Bullying Boss With Passive-Aggression

Bullying Boss

By Beth Taylor

Bullying: it’s not just for schoolyards anymore. Bullying is simply the act of humiliating and causing harm, sometimes physical, to other people. Unfortunately, bullying behavior is highly durable because bullies often get what they want. In other words, bullying works for the bully. Passive-aggressive behavior may deflate your bully’s bubble.

If your boss is a bully, understanding some basics about the psychology behind bullying will help you fight back in appropriate ways and protect yourself.

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Permanent link to this article: http://workplaceviolence.org/deflate-bullying-boss-passive-aggression/

Jan 28 2015

Free Active Shooter Webinar

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Date: Tuesday, March 3
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Notable colleges and universities offer best practices in campus emergency preparedness, particularly in the event of an active shooter. Panelists discuss what protocols and emergency mass notification systems they have in place and why these components are essential to keeping faculty and staff safe in the event of an emergency.

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Jan 27 2015

How abusive bosses can damage effective teams

Boss bullying employeeBy Ray Williams

Hate your boss? You are not alone! We’ve all heard the story of the egotistical boss or the one that terrorizes and intimidates employees. There is increasing evidence that there is a clear link between bad leaders and employee health and productivity problems, which is turn, can be a huge liability for organizations.

Recent research shows that abusive supervision leads to a variety of negative individual and organizational outcomes such as decreased job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and well-being and increased turnover, burnout, and hostility in the work environment. Most of that research has focused on the impact abusive bosses have on individual employees. Now there is new evidence to show the impact on teams.

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Permanent link to this article: http://workplaceviolence.org/abusive-bosses-can-damage-effective-teams/

Jan 26 2015

Bullying and harassment at work: research review sheds light on how to manage it

Office GossipBy Dr Carly Atkinson

This article is a concise summary of a comprehensive review of literature from 2005 to 2009 on bullying and harassment at work, and addresses the limited literature available up to 2005. It offers a critical appraisal of 27 papers. The evidence suggests that the prevalence of bullying was increasing and had physical and mental health effects on individuals. It also had consequences for the employer, such as reduced job satisfaction. However, the association with some outcomes, such as propensity to leave a job, was variable.

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Permanent link to this article: http://workplaceviolence.org/bullying-harassment-work-research-review-sheds-light-manage/

Jan 23 2015

Are you a victim of workplace bullying?

Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying is a repeated pattern of negative behaviour. It can affect your mental and physical health, as well as threaten a healthy work environment. It’s important to know the difference between strong management and bullying. Comments and reviews intended to provide constructive employee feedback are not usually considered bullying. You are not being bullied if someone is merely expressing a difference of opinion, offering constructive criticism, guidance or advice about work-related behaviour.

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Permanent link to this article: http://workplaceviolence.org/victim-workplace-bullying-2/

Jan 23 2015

Workplace Bullying Targets Don’t Always Report It

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By S. L. Young

Anyone who was ever bullied will most likely convey that the bullying incident wasn’t welcomed, wanted, or willingly experienced. Now couple a bullying incident with the responsibility of taking care of a family, others, or themselves … might the risk of a financial loss cause a workplace-bullying target to remain silent about something that outside of the work environment wouldn’t be tolerated? Unfortunately, the answer many times is ‘yes’.

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Permanent link to this article: http://workplaceviolence.org/workplace-bullying-targets-dont-always-report/

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