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We Won A Webby for our Documentary on workplace bullying!
A new workplace bullying movement is evolving. This year Unions successfully pushed three bills onto the Governors' desks of Tennessee, New Hampshire and California. Two…
Reprint from New Hampshire Public Radio July 28, 2014 Governor Maggie Hassan has vetoed a bill she called “well-intentioned” aimed at protecting public employees from…
Broward County Crime Commission’s all-day conference, Adult & Workplace Bullying, on July 24th I’m proud to be representing the National Workplace Bullying Coalition as one of the…
Lessons learned at the 2nd Annual Consortium on Abrasive Conduct in Higher Education [CACHE] My first documentary, Sandra’s Web, the intimate video letter from a homeless mother…
“..the majority of bully-typifying traits (Machiavellianism, narcissism, psychoticism, and the aggression measures) were associated with being a victim…”
Many surveys show that 25-35% of today’s American workforce self-report that they are suffering the devastating impact of bully bosses. But, as a new Canadian study shows, it’s not always that simple. Take for example the darker side of bullying – the Bully/Victim. Apparently some victims may share certain personality traits with their bully; disagreeableness, dominance, and aggression. And, as noted above, this includes the “dark triad” associated with bullying behavior; machiavellianism, narcissism, psychoticism. “As an example, the bully-typifying trait verbal aggression may be directly associated with the bullying of others (Parkins, Fishbein, & Ritchey, 2006). It is also, however, associated with argumentativeness (Diamond, 2005), a possible ‘annoying’ factor that may provoke others to bully those who score highly on the trait.”