by Courtney Gilmore
Originally published: June 20, 2017
Bullying is not just in schools and online, it’s also in the office.
Researchers in North Texas say workplace bullies affect more than just their victims.
According to a recent report, one in five Americans have witnessed bullying in the workplace. Bystanders, or those who witness a co-worker being bullied, also get caught up in the fray.
Dr. Michele Medina, an adjunct professor at the University of North Texas, studied the impact bullies have on the bystander.