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 workers are well protected from bullying by strong laws, clear policies, robust and ethical processes. Nothing, however, could be further from the truth. Acting on their bullying can be highlyContinue reading “Workplace bullying: What you’re up against if you complain”

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 and seminars won’t prevent bullying. It requires a strong workplace culture that fosters respect and trust for employees. Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, said, ‘Respect is how toContinue reading “Creating respectful workplaces that prevent bullying”

Please take a moment to read the words of caution before you attempt to apply any of the advice here.

Book cover: Bullying in Australian (and Other) Workplaces by Dr John W Murphy
About the Book

Want help? This book explains workplace bullying in plain English for the general reader in a revealing, often confronting style. Includes the latest views and strategies to address one of Australia’s most serious workplace health and safety problems.