February 25th, 2014

2014 WBI U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey results

2014 WBI U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey
February 2014

National Prevalence & Awareness
Gender of Perpetrators & Targets
Perpetrator Rank
Race & Ideology
Employer Reactions
Coworker Actions
Stopping the Bullying
Support for a Law
Causal Factors
About Bullied Targets

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Key Findings

– 27% of adult Americans have directly experienced “repeated abusive conduct that is threatening, intimidating, humiliating, work sabotage or work abuse.”

– Counting witnesses, 48% have been affected

– 72% of Americans are now aware of workplace bullying

– 93% of Americans want a law to protect them from abuse in addition to anti-discrimination laws

– Employers are lagging far behind and doing relatively nothing voluntarily to stop abusers on the payroll

– Women bullies still target women at a disproportional rate (68%)

– Women are still the majority of targets (60%)

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