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Tame those bullies

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in Leaders & Managers,Management Training,People Management

Bullying is alive and well in the workplace, reports a study by Workplace Bullying Institute, which shows that bullying affects roughly half of U.S. workers.

The study also reveals that 40% of workplace bullies are women, and 30% of all bullying is between women.

Is bullying marring your workplace? Gary Namie, co-founder and director of the Workplace Bullying Institute, advises going directly to management.

Talk about the bully’s behavior in terms of the business, rather than focusing on the personal feelings involved, he says. Explain how the bully’s behavior negatively affects productivity or customer service.

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