I don’t think I have ever been in a work situation where there has not been at least some discussion about whether behaviours can be construed as bullying.  I have been in some where bullying has occurred and people have experienced being bullied and it’s not pleasant.

In the CIPD Employee Outlook Survey 2010, 16% of people surveyed said they thought bullying by their line manager had increased due to the economic downturn and frankly I’m not surprised. In the last Civil Service People Survey in 2011, 9% of employees said they had experienced bullying, although of those, only 28% said the bullying behaviour had been from their line manager.  It seems the allegation of bullying is not exclusively a line manager phenomenon. Check out the whole post here

Christina Lattimer

Christina Lattimer

Christina is founder of People Discovery, "a new paradigm of people leadership, management and engagement." Based in the UK, People Discovery works with individuals and businesses to develop vision, strategies and change initiatives that make things happen. Connect with Christina through her member profile, website, Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.
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