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Workplace Bullying: More Common Than You'd Think

Published October 2018 by Unknown

National Bullying Prevention Month is recognized every October. What many people don’t realize is that workplace bullying affects more than 35 percent of adult Americans

What is Workplace Bullying?

Generally, workplace bullying is defined as the use of intimidation through power, influence, tone, or language to affect a person negatively. Often, bullying is intentional, but sometimes the bully is not aware of their hurtful actions or words. Workplace bullying affects safety, productivity, trust, and the workplace culture.

What are the Signs of Workplace Bullying?

Some common signs of workplace bullying include:

  • Ignoring, isolating, or excluding an employee
  • Reprimanding or humiliating an employee publicly
  • Name-calling or insulting an employee

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