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Why is it important to know what behavior is “bully behavior”? Because if you are going to stop it, you first have to identify it; you also have to acknowledge that the behavior was hurtful, intended, happening more than once and purposeful.
This short white paper provides background and definition to abusive conduct/bullying in the workplace.
Bullying through social media is discussed in this case study.
This program is about recognizing and preventing bullying in the workplace. Bullying can happen in any size organization and in any department. Awareness is paramount. It is everyone's responsibility to prevent it.
A teacher takes necessary steps. Review Organizational Polices, Document actions and responses, Involve HR or management, Formalize complaint.
A coworker stands up for another coworker who is bullied by an employee of another company (vendor).
An employee shares her story about co-worker bullying by teasing her about her weight.
Female shares her story about the head nurse bullying the newer nurse.
Knowing the definition of workplace bullying is just the start. You need to recognize and address bullying immediately. Have an action plan based on organizational policy. Get HR and management involved quickly.
Reviewing company policies, documenting actions and responses and involving HR or management when necessary are three action steps to dealing with a workplace bully.
When a person in a position of power decides to target an employee, they are often hurtful and clearly inappropriate — just like a schoolyard bully. This is compounded by the situations where the bully is also the boss. But the situation can and should be addressed. Like other bullies, a boss who’s out of control needs to be reminded when they cross the line.
Mistakes happen. Discussing them and correcting them is a natural next step. Getting personal and calling out someone individually in front of their peers for that mistake… ruins morale, is unfair and amounts to a lack of control.
Have you ever received an inappropriate email at work? How about an email that has a graphic picture or makes fun of someone in your office? Do you ever hear inappropriate jokes or comments in the workplace? Unfortunately, the sometimes subtle nature of what constitutes harassment and discrimination can make it difficult to identify. Using a dramatic example taken from a real life situation, this short program provides a realistic scenario intended to generate discussion regarding what behaviors constitute inappropriate behavior at work.
We all bring our own view of the world into work every day. And sooner or later, we're going to work side-by-side with someone whose background and experiences are light-years different from ours. But treating somebody with anything less than professionalism and respect - for whatever reason – is a big mistake.
Even when subtle in nature, comments, body language, and tone of voice that imply something sexual is not appropriate in the workplace. These kinds of actions can easily lead to charges of hostile environment sexual harassment.
A powerful message about standing up to harassment! Could you step up and actively stop workplace harassment in progress? Being an active bystander in a harassment situation doesn't mean you have to verbally engage the harasser. RESCUE™ provides three different situations that empower employees (or even third party bystanders) to take action and stop harassing workplace behavior.
Being an active bystander in a harassment situation doesn't mean you have to verbally engage the harasser. RESCUE™ (Customer Version) shows a powerful how a customer can take simple actions to stop harassing (third-party) behavior. This scenario features a customer stepping in to stop harassment from another customer. If you witnessed harassment, would you step in to stop it?
Could you step up and actively stop workplace harassment in progress? Being an active bystander in a harassment situation doesn't mean you have to verbally engage the harasser. RESCUE™ (Employee Version) shows a powerful approach to empowering employees to take simple actions to stop harassing (third-party) workplace behavior. This scenario features a customer harassing an employee.
Could you step up and actively stop workplace harassment in progress? Being an active bystander in a harassment situation doesn't mean you have to verbally engage the harasser. RESCUE™ (Office Employee Version) shows a powerful approach - empowering employees to take simple actions to stop harassing workplace behavior. This scenario features a co-worker harassing another employee.
Organizations want productive and engaged employees who contribute to the bottom line... but just one aggressive employee can ruin it all. There are real consequences associated with crossing the line at work and more than money is what’s at stake for organizations of all kinds. The effects of bullying, abusive conduct and especially harassment can damage an organization’s morale, brand and leave targets unproductive and fearful.