“She said what??”
Gossiping may well be toxic and harmful in certain situations but there are ways to engage in "good gossip" that can reap rewards in social groups.
Old books know best.
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Many managers say they're uncomfortable giving negative feedback, yet employees tend to consider it helpful to improving importance. Research – and a 13th-century saying – offers some tips.
How to spot a bully at work. It's not as easy as you might think.
Risk to patients and staff.
Bullying isn't just about the victim and the aggressor – everyone in the workplace plays their part.
Workplaces should try to eliminate situations where bullying can occur, rather than put responsibility on workers to behave nicely.
Like cancer, bullying will affect a majority of employees during their working lives, as a victim, witness, or perhaps as the alleged bully. And like cancer, there's no silver bullet to cure bullying.
Some are working but some have other business.
Market research reports have indicated that many office employees in the UK spend at least one hour of their day at work on non-work activities. They are booking holidays, shopping online, posting messages…
Victims of office bullying are more likely to have high levels of stress, which in turn leads to a host of mental and physical…