Turning the tables: the growth of upward bullying

Birks, Melanie, Budden, Lea M., Stewart, Lee, and Chapman, Ysanne (2014) Turning the tables: the growth of upward bullying. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70 (8). pp. 1685-1687.

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[Extract] Bullying in the workplace has become a major problem. The subsequent international trend to impose legislation around workplace bullying has led to a significant increase in bullying claims. The intention of such legislation is positive, yet some of these claims can be destructive, particularly when bullying allegations arise from situations where managers are tyring to ensure employees handle reasonable workloads efficiently and effectively. Some employees seek union and human resources support to dfeal with the apparently 'errant' manager. Pity the poor manager, who they been employed for, and for which they receive good compensation.

Item ID: 31886
Item Type: Article (Editorial)
ISSN: 1365-2648
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2014 00:23
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1110 Nursing > 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified @ 50%
13 EDUCATION > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 50%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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