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. ‘Jane’ asked for help when she was targeted for mistreatment by her manager. Many years earlier, John completed a doctoral thesis on job satisfaction, a related topic, and 10 yearsContinue reading “The bullying example that led to this book”

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 all employers and their managers use dirty tactics to cover up bullying but let’s look at the methods of those who do. Some methods are in common practice, such asContinue reading “Workplace bullying: Employers’ dirty tactics”