Bullying Made Simple: Bullying Prevention In The Workplace
Key Learning Points
- What Workplace Bullying Is
- What Bullying Behaviours ‘Look Like’
- The Consequences of Bullying
- How You Can Stop Workplace Bullying
50% of employees have either witnessed or been a victim of bullying in the workplace.
Bullying in the workplace is not a new problem, but only recently has the epidemic of bullying at work been seriously looked at and measured. Conservative estimates put the loss in productivity at millions of dollars in Canada. Sadly, decline in employee morale, employee turnover, loss in productivity, health problems and loss in organizational reputation are just a small sampling of the many problems bullying in the workplace may cause.
"Bullying is like a virus - it spreads exponentially when it's allowed to flourish."
It's vital that organizations educate employees to recognize the many different forms bullying can take, and what to do when it occurs. Short, but comprehensive, Workplace Bullying Made Simple: Bullying Prevention in the Workplace is a prevention video that covers every aspect of this important topic in five and a half minutes.
This Program Deals With These Bullying Issues:
- Taunting, teasing or making jokes about a co-worker
- Sabotaging another employee's work or copying, plagiarizing or stealing work
- Deliberately isolating or excluding a co-worker from work related activities
- Yelling, screaming, sarcasm, or other verbal abuse
- Menacing a co-worker with threatening looks, gestures and body language
- Hazing or initiations
- Unreasonably creating conflict or refusing to work with a co-worker
- Physically threatening, shoving, striking, or touching a co-worker
- Gossiping or spreading rumors about co-workers
- The planting of false information or using private or confidential information to defame a co-worker
- Setting unrealistic standards and deadlines which are unachievable or that are arbitrarily changed without notice or reason
- Giving excessive, unreasonable and unending amounts of work to a subordinate employee
- Deliberately denying a co-worker the resources necessary to do their job effectively
- Ignoring, ridiculing or belittling a co-worker's contribution or deliberately failing to acknowledge their good work
- Giving unjustly negative performance appraisals or taking unwarranted disciplinary action
- Singling out or treating a co-worker differently
- Holding a subordinate employee to different standards than their peers
- Excessive, unneeded and negative micromanagement that undermines an employee's ability to their job