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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.

 

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.

 

BULLYING BY YOUR MANAGER

On Brilliant but Cruel Bosses
If your manager is brilliant, talented or produces great sales results, does that excuse cruel treatment to peers and those that work for them?

WORKPLACE MISTREATMENT

Roundup On Civility And Incivility At Work
By David Yamada
Distinguishing between workplace incivility versus workplace bullying.  Is there a difference?  How do you know?

 

 What’s Behind the Rise in Bullying Behavior?
By Shana Lebowitz
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?

WORKPLACE BULLYING

Workplace Bullying: Escalated Incivility
By Gary Namie
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.

 

 How to Stop Workplace Bulling in Their Tracks
By Christine Comaford
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?

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 In Case You Missed It
• 8 Patterns of Workplace Bullying Behavior
• The Need for Workplace “Code of Conduct” Training