6/11 - http://www.psychologicalharassment.com/bullying.htm I think in the definition it needs to include something about repeated, deliberate acts http://www.google.com/imgres *Consider Revision: “Bullying situations are not always considered (next line) harassment; they can often be overlooked* cmb repetitive Change repetive to repetitive. Cmb Is this image have a creative commons license? If you go to this site, you can choose to search images that are allowed to be used, so long as referenced. http://search.creativecommons.org/ the flickr tab is pretty good. After you click on the picture on the right side it will say license somewhere and you can loook for “some rights reserved” and click that to make sure it’s ok to use. cmb
Bullying behavior includes: teasing, threats, controlling, put-downs, name calling, intimidation, exclusion, gossip, inappropriate emails Bullying behavior includes: Threats or fear Psychological manipulation Personal attacks Misuse of power Aggression PHOTO REFERENCE: http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-mobbing-image17563560# http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-work-colleagues-arguing-image13318640
6/11 (PDF) - The term mobbing refers to a group of coworkers targeting another worker. Supervisors should intervene immediately to address and stop mobbing behaviors. *where was this image obtained from? Cmb Photo resource: http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-work-image8006500
Why is this a problem? Does it affect employees?
According to the Workplace Bullying Institute national scientific surveys (conducted by Zogby in 2007 and 2010), 35% of workers have experienced bullying firsthand Bullying is 4X more prevalent than illegal harassment Most bullying is legal (80%) meaning it does violate laws and policies that cover harassment Most bullies are bosses (72%) compared to peers (18%) and lower ranking positions (10%) 64% of American workers support workplace bullying legislation to protect workers from “abusive conduct”
Triangular Model – speaks to addressing the environment, the bully, the bullied (characteristics of each and how to address each) Gender Attribution – Preconceived notions of gender attributes exacerbate bullying, complicate the competitive nature of the work environment, woman bully woman furthering the gap btwn women and men Cancer – a bully systematically destroys a company Will insert footnote numbers to correspond with reference page Brunner & Costello 2003 Glendinning 2001 Harvey, Heames, Richey, & Leonard 2006
Source of media (able to present in class)
Bullying in the Workplace When is it a prank and when is it abuse?
Why is Bullying a Problem? BULLIES Bad for Business!! Too Expensive to Keep!
How common? Americans Support Anti – Bullying Legislation Bullying is Legal Bullies are Bosses Bullies are Low-Ranking More Prevalent then Illegal Harassment Workers are Bullied 35% 4X 72% 18% 80% 64%