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Workplace bullying demonstrates a lack of which one of the three types of organizational justice? 
What aspects of motivation might workplace bullying reduce? For example, are there likely to be effects on an employee’s self-efficacy? If so, what might those effects be? 
If you were a victim of workplace bullying, what steps would you take to reduce its occurrence? What strategies would be most effective? Least effective? What would you do if one of your colleagues was a victim? 
What factors do you believe contribute to workplace bullying? Are bullies a product of the situations, or do they have flawed personalities? What situations and what personality factors might contribute to the presence of bullies? 

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    1. 1. Presented byAnju Suresh NairDivya.SJayadevanManojPritika.RSreekumar1
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    3. 3. Introduction “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to bemade a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, butdefine yourself.” ~ Harvey S. Firestone Workplace bullying is the tendency of individualsor groups to use persistent aggressive orunreasonable behaviour against a co-worker orsubordinate.3
    4. 4.  37% employeesreported being victimsof bullying boss. 40% of the bullies arewomen. 70% of the women aretheir targets most of thetime. There are many moreother forms ofworkplace bullying.4
    5. 5. Question 1Workplace bullying demonstrates alack of which one of the threetypes of organizational justice?5
    6. 6. Equity Theory/Organizational Justice6A theory that says that individuals compare their jobinputs and outcomes with those of others and thenrespond to eliminate any inequities. Employees perceive what they get from a jobsituation in relation to what they put into it. They perceive outcomes in relation to inputs andthen they compare this with that of relevant others. Later they compare their Outcome-Input ratio withthe ratios of relevant others.
    7. 7. 7Three types oforganizational justice Distributive justice – perceived fairness of outcome. Fairness in outcome & the way they received. Procedural justice – perceived fairness of processused to determine outcome. Some control over outcome & adequate explanationgiven. Interactional justice – perceived degree to which oneis treated with dignity and respect. Fairness in treating in a good manner.
    8. 8. Interactional JusticeWorkplace bullyingdemonstrates a lack ofInteractional Justice.In this case Madhu wasnot treated with dignityand respect.8
    9. 9. Question 2What aspects of motivation mightworkplace bullying reduce? Forexample, are there likely to be effectson an employee’s self-efficacy? If so,what might those effects be?9
    10. 10. Motivation and its aspectsMotivation- Processes that account for anindividual’s intensity, direction, andpersistence of effort toward attaining a goal.Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs theory10
    11. 11. Hierarchy of Needs Theory111. Lower order needs-Physiological, Safety.2. Higher order needs-Social, Self-Esteem, Self-Actualization.SelfActualizationEsteemBelongingSafetyPhysiological
    12. 12. Effect on Motivationalaspects Moderate impact on Safety, Physiological needs. High impact on Social, Self –Esteem and and SelfActualization. Madhu was ostracized by her co-workers and washumiliated by her boss.12
    13. 13.  Self Efficacy theory-Individual’s beliefthat he/she is capableof performing a task.13Effects on Self EfficacyLow self efficacy High selfefficacy1. Performrequired jobduties with fear1. Engage inextra rolebehaviors2. Increasedabsenteeism, poormorale.2. They tryharder toovercomedifficulties.3. Reducedefficiency,reducedconcentration.3. Employees donot quit.4. Employees quitthe job ,as in thecase of Madhu.
    14. 14. Question 3If you were a victim of workplacebullying, what steps would youtake to reduce its occurrence?What strategies would be mosteffective? Least effective? Whatwould you do if one of yourcolleagues was a victim?14
    15. 15.  Open Communication with TopManagement. Avoid getting into Internal Politics. Conscious about workplace climate. Treat employees with equal respect Ignore the bully.Steps to Reduce15
    16. 16.  Employee engagement. Strengthening Internal processand high end needs. Communication should be openamong employees as well as topmanagement. Discourage comparison andunhealthy gossips. Pleasant working environment. Inculcate Emotional Intelligenceand Self driven qualities amongemployees. Avoid Surpassing.Effective Strategies16
    17. 17.  Leaving the job. Not addressing the problem to thetop management. By not reacting to your peersproblem. Lack of transparency.17Strategies Least Effective
    18. 18.  Would first see the authoritylevel. Understand the problem. Motivate the victim. Mentor him to come out ofthe situation. Stand on his behalf.18Help Your Colleagues
    19. 19. Question 4What factors do you believe contributeto workplace bullying? Are bullies aproduct of the situations, or do theyhave flawed personalities? Whatsituations and what personality factorsmight contribute to the presence ofbullies?19
    20. 20. Factors Contributing ToWorkplace Bullying Using power over someone who isweaker. To boost bully’s self satisfaction. A person who seems to be different, ismade a target. People may get bullied because theyare seen as a threat. Attitude in the workplace is such that,bullying seems to be normalbehaviour.20
    21. 21. Bullies – Situation or FlawedPersonalities ? The environment they were brought up, in-feelingsof insecurity, influence of parents. Superficial charm with insincerity- ego maniacal , ismanipulative. Has characteristics of serial bully. Negative and stressful work environment.21
    22. 22. Factors contributing to presenceof bullies Belief that inducing stress or threats of being fired willproduce more work from employees. Imposing overload of work. Co-worker dating. Narcissistic personalities. Lack of empathy.22
    23. 23.  Bullying is not limited to schools and colleges. Individuals who put in that extra effort are the maintargets. People are more willing to take the abuse out of fear ofnot finding another job. There have been incidents where workers even resortedto suicide to end their misery. It is upto the organisation to check these bullies. Example-Internal anti bully ads. Try not to QUIT ! If we walk away quietly our minds willbelieve all those lies !23Conclusion
    24. 24.  www.bullyonline.org24References
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