Making Moves for a Bully-Free Workplace
HR Today spoke with Dr. Gary Namie, author of The Bully-Free Workplace: Stop Jerks, Weasels, and Snakes from Killing Your Organization, who along with his wife Dr. Ruth Namie, has been a major proponent in the fairly nascent anti-workplace bullying movement.
Dr. Namie discusses the prevalence, causes, and the most common context in which bullying occurs and what kinds of tools HR professionals ought to have in place to address a bullying situation.
Listen to the podcast above to hear more about:
- The most common bully-target relationship in terms of roles
- The effects of bullying on targets
- How bullying is often handled innapropriately
- The environmental factors that could foster workplace bullying