Workplace Bully Essay

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Abstract Workplace bullying has attracted increased attention during the last decade due to severe consequences on employee’s health and corporate reputations. This research paper investigates the anti-bully protective legislation laws around the world including the United States. In addition, for the purpose of the research paper, the term for the person the bully bullies is “target” rather than “victim”. The paper will examine the extent of workplace “target” status from personality traits and the affects on health. Research will conclude the lack of management skills dealing when bullying, and the role of human resources in eliminating the problem. The characteristics and behaviors of a workplace bully are defined, methods and listing possible solutions. In conclusion, current laws and policies are not in place to protect the target in the workplace. TABLE OF CONTENTS Page I. ABSTRACT............................................................................................2 INTRODUCTION...........................................................4 DEFINITIONS................................................................4 II. PROTECTIVE LAWS………….………………………………………....5 INTERNATIONAL...........................................................5 UNITED STATES.............................................................6 STATISTICS…………………………………………… 6 III. AFFECTS ON HEALTH………………………………………………………7 BULLY VALUES……………………………………….8 TARGET PERSONALITY.................................................9 MANAGER

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