Yes, to keep bullying in the workplace, we need to speak up and out about the situations. Please take note of the “what we can do” section of the article. What else can we do? You know who is being bullied in your workplace-why not say something about it. Talk to the victim, talk to the bullying. Start documenting what you see and hear and see what you can do together. Tune into the video. Thanks again MA.
Talking about workplace bullying is exactly how we get the word out that it exists, why it needs to stop, and what we can do about it. And that’s just what advocates Jessica Stensrud, Ty Weeks, and Andrew Winters did. In Shakeena Appleberry’s “Let Us Talk About It,” Shakeena, Jessica, Ty, and Andrew made these insightful points:
The basics of workplace bullying
- Workplace bullying puts more emphasis on money than humans, often completely removing humanity from work.
- Jealousy and insecurity lead to bullying in any forum.
- When image becomes a priority, bullying can thrive.
- Targets often fear reporting bullying because people know problems get covered up.
- Bullying is learned behavior. It is malicious and intentional. They may have been taught poor coping mechanisms, lack the ability to love, or don’t love themselves.
- Bullying is NOT about being tough. Tough, great bosses want the best out of people and bring the best…
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