Mediation & HR and the Workplace Bully

Val Cade

Val Cade, a workplace consultant and author of Bully Free at Work (Clips from the interactive version of WhatKilledKevin.com)

Become a tougher target

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Brad Holland, Ombudsman at the University of Virginia, advocates for bully free work environments. (from What Killed Kevin interactive documentary)

Dealing With Bullies

Brad Holland, Ombudsman at the University of Virginia, advocates for bully free work environments. (from What Killed Kevin interactive documentary)

Bullied or Mobbed at Work? Read The New Survival Guide

Janice Harper Book

 Mobbing isn’t the same thing as bullying. It’s bullying run amuck, sweeping good people into an atmosphere of fear, rumors and lies, where group psychology takes hold.  Bullying is an interpersonal conflict between two people, or one aggressive individual against a few.  But mobbing is the aggression of a group of people against an individual.  It’s not a fair fight.  It’s not even a fight.  It’s an execution. – Dr. Janice Harper, author MOBBED! A SURVIVAL GUIDE TO ADULT BULLYING & MOBBING

Why me? How Gender Impacts Targets of Workplace Bullying

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I’ve been hosting discussion groups and interviewing targets of workplace bullying for over 7 years and most victims of abuse really want an answer to what is no doubt the hardest question of all: why me?  An excellent article by Salin & Hoel in the new Journal of Managerial Psychology argues that part of the answer may be linked to how differently men and women perceive the severity – and definition – of bullying:

Top #3 Harmful Definitions of Workplace Bullying

Top 3 popular definitions of workplace bullying that are doing more harm than good.

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