Uber, Sexual Harassment, and the Stanford Prison Experiment

In February Uber Engineer Susan Fowler wrote a blog post reflecting on her year at Uber – a year rife with sexual harassment and discrimination. Unfortunately, her year was also rife with ignored complaints made to HR because offenders were high […]

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The Top 5 Reasons Organizations Have Bullying

I recently returned from speaking at the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) international conference (I had an audience of 1,000 – pretty cool). After I speak at conferences I always get a slew of emails from attendees, but this […]

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Workplace bullying conference sheds light on the issue

On October 23, the National Workplace Bullying Coalition (NWBC) held a workplace bullying conference at Shippensburg University.  The event is the second annual conference conducted by NWBC and is intended to bring labor leaders, students, consultants, researchers and workplace practitioners […]

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Bullying is all about the bully and not the person being bullied

Workplace bullying has become prevalent in today’s highly competitive organizations.  Bullying can come in various forms such as intimidation, verbal abuse or work interference.  People who experience being bullied at work may have asked themselves the age old question of […]

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Companies lose when a victim of workplace bullying leaves an organization

Workplace bullying expert Dr. Pamela Lutgen-Sandvik’s book “Adult Bullying – a Nasty Piece of Work” can help readers to gain better understanding on workplace bullying and how to deal with it. According to Dr. Lutgen-Sandvik, a Communication Associate Professor at […]

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Workplace Bullying is One of the Drivers of Turnover in the Company

Turnover is something that every company, whether big or small, encounters every year. Research conducted by PsychTests AIM regarding the drivers of turnover, indicated that apart from greener pastures, employees resign because of a toxic working environment.  This includes having […]

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Workplace bullying in Australia’s regional universities has become a serious problem

A recent study conducted across more than 22,000 university staff indicated that academic personnel in regional universities were more likely to experience workplace bullying. The study showed that 28 percent of the surveyed participants reported they were bullied at work, […]

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New Zealand Group to Launch Anti-Workplace Bullying Trust and Online Support Program

A group of professionals in Hamilton, New Zealand are taking the step to combat workplace bullying in the area.  The group is setting up an anti-workplace bullying trust and launching an online website to support people who are being bullied […]

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Bully surgeons in Australia watch out! Serious offenders will be referred to police

Australia’s medical community may soon be flooded with calls and complaints about bully doctors and surgeons, following recent studies and reports about bullying, sexual harassment and the harsh culture in the medical field.  Given the alarming number of bullying victims […]

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