Stress related issues-Workplace Bullying

It’s a good time to visit the Workplace Bullying Institute website. This site will keep you up to date on the impacts of bullying in the workplace. Studies continue to surface with startling statistics related to the horrors of bullying in the workplace. The Institute is run by Drs. Gary and Ruth Namie. Here is a link to see the latest:

http://www.workplacebullying.org/individuals/impact/physical-health-harm/

I conducted a study and looked at the witnesses perspective of bullying. Interesting and scary facts surfaced. The questions still arise, why aren’t organizations paying more attention to the impacts and costs to the organization when they allow bullying to exists? Why is there not more aggressive policies in the workplace? These questions need to be answered for the safely and security of the employees. Here is the link to the study:

http://media.proquest.com/media/pq/classic/doc/3007474051/fmt/ai/rep/NPDF?_s=6dIAB8oIufLUHXyCusnUBTKoINA%3D

What is your experience with bullying? Are you the victim or the witness?

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About familytreegirl

Shelley Murphy, aka “familytreegirl”, a native of Michigan residing in Central Virginia, Shelley has been an avid genealogist for over 25+ years researching the Davis, Marsh, Goens/Goins/Goings, Roper, Boyer, Worden, Cureton, and Murphy family lines. She is a Coordinator and faculty for the Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI), presents Genealogy 101 workshops at the local community college, state and national genealogy conferences. She holds a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership and works as an adjunct professor for Averett University. Murphy is known for her inspiring and interactive “Getting Started” Methods and Strategies for genealogy research, “Time and File management” along with interesting problem-solving methodology lectures. Shelley currently has 20+ publications with Charlottesville Genealogy Examiner and the Central Virginia Heritage, a publication of the Central Virginia Genealogical Association. She is an instructor for the Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI). Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Adjunct Professor, Professional Genealogist. Volunteers for American Red Cross as a Disaster Services Instructor, facilitates financial education workshops for the last 8 years, and former licensed Real Estate Broker
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