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Workplace Bullying

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 In a major national survey, 35 percent of American adults reported that they have experienced bullying behaviors at work and another 15 percent said they have witnessed others being bullied (Workplace Bullying Institute, 2010). Workplace bullying can have serious repercussions for employees and the organization alike. To promote psychologically healthy workplaces and help employers identify, prevent and address these negative workplace behaviors, the American Psychological Association’s Center for Organizational Excellence launched a new resource page on workplace bullying.

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Workplace Bullying, (/ˈwərkˌplās /ˈbo͝olēɪŋ/)

Verb; A deliberate, repeated, health-­endangering mistreatment of
an employee by a supervisor or coworker.

workplace-bullies-drug-addiction-300x3001In a major national survey, 35 percent of American adults reported that they have experienced bullying behaviors at work and another 15 percent said they have witnessed others being bullied (Workplace Bullying Institute, 2010). Workplace bullying can have serious repercussions for employees and the organization alike. Severely bullied workers may suffer a variety of health consequences, including depression and anxiety disorders. Bullying can also diminish productivity and morale, and lead to higher absenteeism and turnover. It can even increase employee benefit costs and the risk of legal action.

On this page, you’ll find a collection of workplace bullying resources, including articles and research abstracts, book recommendations, useful statistics and links to other high-quality resources. Check out the short video about workplace bullying, below, and share it with the HR staff and managers in your organization to help get the conversation started. If you need help in WorkPlace Bullying go to APA Center for Organizational Excellence, 750 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20002 and (202) 336-5900. YOU CAN STOP THE BULLYING IT HAPPEN TO ME. PASS THIS ON TO ANYONE THAT NEEDS THE HELP IN THE WORKPLACE BULLYING AND IN SCHOOLS, BECAUSE IT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU:  To learn more about WorkPlace Bullying to to the link below:

https://www.apaexcellence.org/resources/special-topics/workplace-bullying

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