Monthly Archives: July 2010

Does heirarchy in an organisation lead to bullying

It struck me last week, as I spent four days training in a massive corporate body, how the corporate world we work in creates environments in which the abrasive manager thrives. How hierarchical our organisations are! It appears the more … Continue reading

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Targets and Cuts = Bullying

Last week, I was approached by someone who works for the NHS, who has on three occasions been accused of workplace bullying by members of her staff team. She had read my comments from  “When is a Bully not a … Continue reading

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Spreading the Word

I know the work I do is different from many other consultants. I always seem to be pushing at the edges, not being prepared to accept the professional or political mainstream. Why do I feel the need to do this, … Continue reading

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“Sometime I feel like a magnet”.

When someone suggested to me in an email that they feel like a magnet attracting bullies at work, it got me thinking about ones role in being “a victim”. All interactions between people are co-created – including the relationship between … Continue reading

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When is a Bully not a Bully?

As an introduction, I feel I need to define some terminology and my interpretations. The official definition of bullying is “the process of intimidating or mistreating somebody weaker or in a more vulnerable situation”. However, I believe workplace bullying can … Continue reading

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First Post

It’s been coming for a long time – my first Blog. It certainly is time for me to be sharing my experiences of helping employers meet their equality and diversity obligations and how they deal with situations of workplace bullying. … Continue reading

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