Posts Tagged ‘Bob Sutton’
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
Bad Bosses Beware: Minnesota whistleblower takes on issue of workplace bullying
By Jessica Lussenhop, Minneapolis City Pages, May 16, 2012
Joe Henry hated his boss so much, he would’ve preferred his old Army drill sergeant. “A drill sergeant is consistently one way,” he says. “You know you’re going to get yelled at no matter what.”
Henry, a barrel-chested man with military posture, joined the Army at age 18 and deployed with one of the first battalions to enter Iraq in March 2003. He served a seven-month tour locating weapons caches and maintaining communications lines. A fellow vet remembers Henry as a reliable soldier — steady under the sound of constant gunfire.
For Henry, it turned out wartime was easier to handle than a job in satellite TV installation.
Tags: Bob Sutton, Gary Namie, whistleblower
Posted in Healthy Workplace Bill (U.S. campaign), Print: News, Blogs, Magazines, Rulings by Courts, WBI in the News | 1 Archived Comment | Post A Comment (
Friday, May 6th, 2011
by Laura Rowley, Yahoo Finance, May 5, 2011
The bullying started with verbal and email confrontations. Paula, a public school teacher who asked her real name not be used, teaches a foreign language to middle school students. Although she had a dozen years of experience, an older colleague who taught the same language began criticizing her lesson plans and teaching style.
Tags: Bob Sutton, Bully-Free Workplace, David Sokol, Diane Savino, Gary Namie, Laura Rowley, NY Healthy Workplace Advocates, Steven Englebright, Yahoo Finance
Posted in Employers Gone Wild: Doing Bad Things, WBI in the News | 11 Archived Comments | Post A Comment (
Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
Bullying By The Boss Is Common But Hard To Fix
By Laura Petrecca, USA TODAY, Dec. 28, 2010
Tuesday, May 18th, 2010
by Tara Parker-Pope, New York Times, May 17, 2010
After years of studying the ill effects of workplace stress, psychologists are turning their attention to its causes. Along with the usual suspects — long hours, bad bosses, office bullies — they have identified some surprising ones.