Fighting Workplace Bully
Mar 02, 2014
University of Phoenix
Fighting workplace Bully
Bullying is always an act of violence; a violation whose variations can include hateful, offensive, threatening, or malevolent action, as well as the abuse of power and unfair penal sanctions. Violence deprives a person of freedom. (Rhodes “Violence and workplace bullying”). Bulling at a workplace is health-threatening mistreatment of a person by a perpetrator. It is an abusive conduct which includes threatening, humiliating, work interference (sabotage) or verbal abuse. It is not always documented. “Some bullying complaints will be made via a confidential reporting line. Sadly, many victims of bullying never return to their workplace. Many take long-term sickness absence, and some take years to recover the confidence to work again, even in menial roles.” said Pritam, Anne who is admired for her ability to translate legal issues into excellent practical guidance. Workplace bullying has a negative impact on individuals at the same time it decreases business productivity. Bullying creates a social dysfunction because of its long-term psychological effect on individuals; therefore education curriculum should address the effects of bullying.
School is a place where society, as well as, educators molds children by teaching the right and wrong. Education imprints young minds to prepare them for a better future. If students are made aware of the effects of bullying, they may broaden their own perspective and stop bully. Most of the time people are busy making jocks and laughing loud without realizing its serious effect on the person who got mocked. Bullying can affect everyone. Those who are bullied, those who bully and those who witness bullying; they all are possible victims of bullying. It is associated with many negative outcomes including impacts on mental health, substance use, and suicide (“Stop Bullying”). For example; if a bully victim...