About the book
Attempts to address bullying in Australian workplaces are failing. Worldwide, most employees don’t report their bullying. Bullying in Australian (and Other) Workplaces is a groundbreaking book that explains workplace bullying in plain English for the general reader in a revealing, forthright and often confronting style. It includes the latest viewpoints and strategies for addressing one of Australia’s most serious workplace health and safety problems.
While this book focuses on Australian workplaces, the problem of bullying is global. The lessons here and strategies for dealing with it will resonate with readers worldwide.
This book is an independent not-for-profit project funded by the Triple A Foundation.
Helpful workplace bullying resources
Here are some helpful resources from the book Bullying in Australian (and Other) Workplaces.
The bullying example that led to this book
The book Bullying in Australian (and Other) Workplaces was inspired by author John Murphy’s involvement as an advocate in a serious case of worker abuse.…Read more
Workplace bullying: What you’re up against if you complain
If you listen to information and advice about workplace bullying from government-funded health and safety regulators and other agencies, you could reasonably assume that Australian…Read more
Creating respectful workplaces that prevent bullying
Workplace bullying can’t be eliminated easily, especially in larger workplaces, but it can be managed and minimised where respect prevails. Staff-conduct policies and occasional workshops…Read more
Workplace bullying: Employers’ dirty tactics
‘The corporate sector’s dirty secret.’ That’s how prominent US bullying prevention advocates Dr Gary Namie and Dr Ruth Namie describe workplace bullying. Of course, not…Read more
Bullying in Australian (and Other) Workplaces by Dr John W. Murphy with Barrie Thomas and Dr Max Liddell is available at leading booksellers worldwide or ask your favourite bookstore.