Thursday, June 22, 2017

Workplace Bullies and Their Impact on the Job - NBC

by  Courtney Gilmore
Originally published: June 20, 2017
Publisher: NBCdfw.com

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.