The Bully-Free Workplace: Stop Jerks, Weasels, and Snakes From Killing Your Organization

Hardcover | May 24, 2011

byGary Namie, Ruth F. Namie

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At long last a guidebook for employers that discusses workplace bullying from America's unrivaled leaders and creators of the workplace bullying consulting institute. Managers will learn how and why to stop bullying; prepare executives to lead the campaign and to resist undermining efforts of subordinates; and create a new, positive role for human resources. Outlining the required steps, The Bullying-Free Workplace includes information on how to create a preventive policy that brings consequences, like never before, when violated. The authors discourage half-hearted, short-term fixes that are prevalent today, and present their signature Blueprint methodology to successfully protect employee health and eradicate the psychological violence from organizations.

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At long last a guidebook for employers that discusses workplace bullying from America's unrivaled leaders and creators of the workplace bullying consulting institute. Managers will learn how and why to stop bullying; prepare executives to lead the campaign and to resist undermining efforts of subordinates; and create a new, positive ro...

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Praise for The Bully Free Workplace"For anti-bullying to work, it is essential that support start at the top. I was personally involved in drafting our policy with the Namies and ensuring its implementation. It has made a palpable and positive difference to our workplace culture."—DOUGLAS H. BARR, MSW, President and CEO, Goodwill South...

Gary Namie, PhD, is the senior consultant at Work Doctor Inc., a firm established in 1985 and now specializing in workplace bullying. He is a "recovering academic" with extensive experience in teaching university graduate and undergraduate courses in psychology and management. He was also a corporate manager for two regional hospital s...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:190 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 0.88 inPublished:May 24, 2011Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0470942207

ISBN - 13:9780470942208

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Table of Contents

Foreword (Robert I. Sutton, PhD).

Acknowledgments.

Preface.

1 Bullies and Bullying.

2 Workplace Bullying Defined.

3 Impact on Targeted Employees.

4 How Bullying Kills Good Organizations Like Yours.

5 An Illustrative Case.

6 Why Bullies Bully.

7 Social Influence: How Others Define Our World for Us.

8 A Model of Preventable Causes of Bullying.

9 Mobilize Your Organization: Leaders' Preparations.

10 Mobilize Your Organization: Managers' and Supervisors' Preparation.

11 Preliminary Steps to Address Workplace Bullying.

12 A New Role for Human Resources.

13 The Namie Blueprint to Prevent and Correct Workplace Bullying.

14 Sustain the Bully-Free Culture.

Appendix A: Macro-Bullying Trends That Make Workers Dispensable.

Appendix B: The Namie & Namie Bibliography.

Appendix C: Bullying Is Domestic Violence when the Abuser Is on Payroll.

Notes.

About the Authors.

Index.