Monthly Archives: May 2016

New study shows that prolonged exposure to workplace bullying can lead to suicide – and it can happen to anyone

Originally posted on Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill:
Researchers have finally found that workplace bullies can drive their targets to suicide. In fact, the study published in the American Journal of Public Health last September revealed that bullied targets are twice as likely…

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How businesses lose when they keep a bully on payroll

Originally posted on Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill:
Those who’ve been bullied at work say that bullies didn’t just harm their health and personal relationships. Bullies actually harmed their organizations. Here’s how: Employees lose trust in employers who protect bullies. When they…

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9 reasons a bully bullies

Originally posted on Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill:
If we think about murder or another criminal activity, the characteristics of the targets are often irrelevant. For murder to occur less often, we look at what really matters: the murderer profile. How does…

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What the road to recovery from workplace bullying looks like

Originally posted on Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill:
UK psychologist Aryanne Oade works with both workplace bullies and targets of workplace bullying and says in her “Recovery From Workplace Bullying” article that workplace bullying involves: The bully taking away power from the…

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