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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  1. […] 2014 WBI U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey results […]

  2. VENZA.857 says:

    We must do more. Perhaps joining locally from town to town embracing the Bully rather than spitting at them. That’s what we do when we speak in harsh tones and drop names. That is not helping the Bill.

  3. […] to widespread lack of engagement the results of the 2014 Workplace Bullying Institute’s US workplace bullying survey indicating that 27% of Americans surveyed had personally experienced repeated mistreatment and […]

  4. Piyawat says:

    Do not resign or seek a tranefsr, partly because you will be giving the bully a victory, which increases his or her feelings of power, which encourages him or her to further acts of bullying. Also why should you allow people such as these to drive you out of a job or position you enjoy?Also you may find that if you resign or seek a tranefsr, your reputation as an easy target for workplace bullies will precede you and you will be immediately set upon by bullies in your new job or position.

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