Tag: Workplace Bullying Institute


Authentic Leaders and Workplace Bullying Prevention

According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, in 2017, 60.4 million Americans were affected by workplace bullying, 61% of workplace bullies were bosses, and 71% of employer reactions were considered harmful to those who were targeted by workplace bullies.

How to Detect and Stop Bullying in the Workplace

Sadly, the experience of being bullied is something many people remember from their childhood. Arguably, the pervasiveness and omnipresence of the online social media culture have made that experience even worse for today’s children. But, despite the common connotations of “bullying” invoking playgrounds and school hallways, bullying isn’t restricted to children. In fact, Robby Brumberg, […]

How to Avoid Hiring a Bully

Much has been written about workplace bullies and the misery they inflict on their staff and coworkers. Addressing workplace bullying is often difficult, however, and so management tends to avoid the issue. Why not take a different approach, and avoid hiring these folks in the first place?

Does Your Training Address Workplace Bullying?

More than one in four American workers is either currently being bullied at work or has been bullied at work in the past, according to the Workplace Bullying Institute’s 2014 Workplace Bullying Survey. Unfortunately, the survey also found that in most cases where the problem was solved, it wasn’t solved by dealing with the bully.

Bullies in the Workplace, Not Just the Playground

Sixteen states have proposed legislation introduced under the title “The Healthy Workplace Bill.”  In 2009, 12 states’ legislatures considered bullying bills but none passed them. The legislation is intended to stop workplace bullying but hasn’t yet been made law in any state. Keep up with the latest changes in state employment laws with the monthly […]