Articles that give “best practices”, lessons learned and actionable tips/steps to improve our workplace environment
After receiving questions regarding several recently published articles on workplace bullying along with the tips for recognizing the signs of bullying, we have curated and included additional articles of interest regarding this workplace issues.
Workplace behavior impacts not just the individual bullied worker, the non-bulled observer, but also the organizational bottom line. Why is it difficult to get organizations to pay attention to such behavior?
“According to a 2010 survey conducted by the Workplace Bullying Institute, 35% of the American workforce (or 53.5 million people) has directly experienced bullying or “repeated mistreatment by one or more employees …”, according to an article written by Jacquelyn Smith, forbes.com.
Workplace bullying is different from rudeness, teasing or common forms of interactive communication or business dealings. Bullying interferes with the business of conducting business and has significant stress and penalties for the tormented individual.
When we do not take action to the bullying behavior we observe in the workplace, are we sending a message to our teams that such behavior is tolerated and accepted? What steps can be taken to change the bully culture?
Light Bulb Moment
How many times have you walked into a classroom and during the introductions an audience member stated: “I don’t know why … (read more)