Posts Tagged ‘The Bully At Work’

Employers Hiding Workplace Bullying: “Going PSU”

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012


Abusing children is illegal and a criminal offense. No one apologizes for adults who sexually assault and rape children. On that we are a zero tolerance society. Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to the prison for enough years to ensure he will die there. Even at sentencing, he showed no remorse and never apologized. The adults who came forward to tell stories of their abuse by him as minors were brave.

Sandusky called his victims greedy future plaintiffs in civil lawsuits seeking money. Some victims will certainly sue Penn State University (PSU) for condoning their abuse. The institution ultimately bears responsibility for on-campus crimes.

PSU administrators showed indifference to reports of abuse that Sandusky committed on campus. He was the golden child coach of 30 years who could do no wrong in their eyes. Sandusky had sponsors in powerful positions, not the least of whom was close friend head coach Joe Paterno. Paterno’s posthumous reputation is forever tarnished by his failure to hold his longtime ally to account for unforgivable acts against minors.



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Fox Business — Bully Adults in the Workplace: What to Do

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Barbara Mannino
Fox Business News
Feb 17, 2012

Adults who thought their days of dealing with bullies were left behind on the schoolyard better think again.

A 2011 CareerBuilder study shows that 27% of U.S. workers have felt bullied in the workplace with the majority not confronting or reporting the bully.

Workplace bullying is defined as repeated mistreatment of an individual employee by a person or group that takes the form of verbal abuse, behavior that is humiliating, threatening, intimidating or sabotages the targeted person’s work, according to the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI).



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Guest Blog: Avril Arizona

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Purified by Fire: Personal Growth after being targeted by Workplace Bullying and/or Academic Mobbing.

June 18, 2011 by “Avril Arizona”

The dry grass of a drought-stricken area. The thunderstorm with strikes of lightning. The dry forest explodes into a fiery inferno! All in its path will be consumed in the flames… Then after the fire, the charred remains of grass and vegetation…comes one little green vine with a little semi-budded flower. The new growth…The seeds of a new beginning! THE PHOENIX IS REBORN!


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Business Insight: Bullying thrives in the workplace, especially in a downturn

Monday, August 17th, 2009

by Dawn House, August 17, 2009

Gary Namie, author of The Bully at Work: What You Can Do to Stop the Hurt and Reclaim Your Dignity on the Job, calls bullying one the business world’s dirtiest secrets.



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Avoid Repeating Workplaces with Bullies

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

We have two ways to avoid stumbling into one bullying workplace after another.



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New Book Edition Now Available

Monday, May 18th, 2009

The Bully At Work, 2nd edition
What you can do to stop the hurt and reclaim your dignity on the job
by Gary Namie, PhD & Ruth Namie, PhD

Bully At Work, 2nd ed

Completely rewritten

Order from this page for discount


If the prior edition of this book helped you when you were bullied at work, please write a comment below. Thanks,



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Unhelpful Co-Workers? Abilene Paradox

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Why Team Members Won’t or Can’t Help

Abilene Paradox

Jerry Harvey honored his Texas roots when he named this phenomenon. The group dynamic is perhaps the most relevant to understanding why bullies can be witnessed by so many people and still get away with it.



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