I recently came across a fascinating national survey conducted by Dr. Gary Namie of the Workplace Bullying Institute which highlights a number of issues related to bullying at work. The report breaks down the issue of workplace bullying by gender, race, position within the organization, and bullying awareness: the level of which employees are either […]
Employers – do you have policies in place that emphasizes your company’s position on harassment and bullying, or do you assume that bullying could never happen in your organization? If your company clearly states it’s position on workplace bullying, are your employees even aware of your policy? Do they know what the consequences are for […]
Bullying or bantering. Can you tell the difference between the two? As a supervisor, you know it can be tricky sometimes to determine what is genuine workplace bullying and what is typical colleague bantering. This guide will give you a workplace bullying definition you can use to create a happier, more productive workplace. What does […]
As a manager, you may already have experience supervising team members who bully others with behavior that is intimidating, humiliating, or just downright mean. But what can you do if the bully who’s dragging down the workplace is a fellow manager? The bully might belittle or embarrass her own charges. Or perhaps the workplace bully […]
Think bullying is a problem for school kids? Unfortunately, it’s not. Bullying in the workplace is a problem that has challenged many employers and employees, whether it’s in the form of an employee who constantly targets a colleague with derogatory remarks or an assistant supervisor who excessively monitors their employee.
How is your incident reporting system working for you? Or perhaps the question should be – Is your incident reporting system working against you? Lessons learned continue to show that organizations find themselves in ‘reaction mode’ more than they are in ‘prevention mode’.
If you’re a manager looking for tips on how to handle difficult employees, you’ll want to read a very interesting and timely blog post on office bullying. The article delves into the varied consequences for businesses that don’t address workplace bullying. Great advice on why you don’t want to ignore…