Workplace Bullying

Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying is a persistent pattern of mistreatment from others in the workplace that causes either physical or emotional harm. It can include such tactics as verbal, nonverbal, psychological, physical abuse and humiliation.

Healthy workplaces: a WHO global model for action

The World Health Organization (WHO) introduces a healthy workplace model. A comprehensive way of thinking and acting that addresses: work-related physical and psychosocial risks; promotion and support of healthy behaviours; broader social and environmental determinants.

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Everyone Deserves a Safe, Healthy Workplace

Bullying is a systematic campaign of interpersonal destruction that jeopardizes your health, your career, the job you once loved. Bullying is a non-physical, non-homicidal form of violence. Because it is abusive it causes both emotional and stress-related physical harm. Freedom from Bullies Week is a chance to break through the shame and silence surrounding bullying. It is a week to be daring and bold. The power of workplace bullying is its ability to stay hidden in plain view. Make every workplace safe and take a stand against workplace bullying!

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What is Bullying Costing You?

What are the true costs of bullying in your area? What is bullying costing your company? Organization? Province/Region? Country? For now, let us only talk about your company, otherwise our minds will go totally askew with huge numbers. If you are the leader of an organization and allow workplace bullying to occur, you create at least five problems.

October 29th, 2018|Workplace Bullying|Comments Off on What is Bullying Costing You?

Rudeness at workplace may avalanche into full fledged bullying

Snarky comments, backstabbing colleagues, nagging boss or plain lack of appreciation often fly under the radar, and hence go unnoticed. Being subjected to rudeness is a major reason for dissatisfaction at work as unpleasant behaviour spreads if nothing is done about it, a study says. The research by three psychologists at Lund University in Sweden [...]

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Workplace Bullying – Know the signs

You could be bullied at work and not recognize it .... Know the signs Experiences Outside Work You feel like throwing up the night before the start of your work week Your frustrated family demands that you to stop obsessing about work at home Your doctor asks what could be causing your skyrocketing blood pressure [...]

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Workplace Bullying – Impact on Family

Stress-Related Health Impairment How Bullying Can Affect Your Brain and Body PHYSICAL HARM Stressors, aspects of the work environment and the behavior of people working there, can generate stress. Bullies are stressors, but so are coworkers who do nothing when you expect them to help. In addition, do-nothing institutional helpers -- HR and senior management [...]

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Workplace Bullying – How Bullying Happens

Employers Create the Bullying-Prone Environment and Can Stop It Factor 1 "The Way We Do Things Here" Work Culture Provides Cutthroat Competition Opportunities Zero-sum competition. Employees are pitted against each other in positions or tasks that allow only one winner to emerge from deliberate battles, creating many losers. Winning is carved out of the hides [...]

June 15th, 2018|Workplace Bullying|Comments Off on Workplace Bullying – How Bullying Happens

Workplace harassment problems of women (India) & how to deal with them

As women at some point of our career life we have been exposed to misogyny, sexism, workplace bullying or even harassment by male superiors. Newspaper headlines have become common these days where women become victims of recriminations from their alleged sexual abusers, stating that the woman who claims to be harassed or inappropriately touched is [...]

February 10th, 2018|Workplace Bullying|Comments Off on Workplace harassment problems of women (India) & how to deal with them

How Do Indian Women Deal With Their Bullies At Office?

At the workplace, as in any social setting, a certain amount of teasing occurs naturally (and sometimes, its not teasing but workplace harassment). But when it becomes insistent and repetitive, causing severe stress to the target, it crosses over to the line of bullying.

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10 signs that you’re being bullied at work

10 signs you are being bullied at your workplace and what you could do about it. While bullying is usually perpetrated by someone in a position of power and authority, peers and even subordinates are also known to engage in bullying. A bully (read: weak soul) is actually an insecure, paranoid, control freak. Their aim is to belittle and ultimately diminish their prey through persistent hostile and unnecessarily rude behaviour. Can you spot such a type at work? Here are 10 signs that you're being bullied at the office:

February 1st, 2018|Workplace Bullying|Comments Off on 10 signs that you’re being bullied at work