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”

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”