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

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

by Gary Namie, Ruth F. Namie


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470942208
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/24/2011
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 868,497
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Gary Namie, PhD, is the senior consultant at Work DoctorInc., a firm established in 1985 and now specializing in workplacebullying. He is a "recovering academic" with extensive experiencein teaching university graduate and undergraduate courses inpsychology and management. He was also a corporate manager for tworegional hospital systems and served as the expert witness in thenation's first "bullying" trial in Indiana, a verdict upheld by thestate supreme court in 2008.

Ruth F. Namie, PhD, is a founding consultant for WorkDoctor Inc. and was training director for Sheraton Hotels beforeher clinical training led to helping chemically dependentindividuals and families. Ruth's personal experience was theimpetus for the workplace bullying movement in the United States.She has since become an expert on the devastating effects ofbullying on targeted workers. Her humanizing contributions to theNamie Blueprint are what distinguish it from traditional businesssolutions to violence problems at work.

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Table of Contents

Foreword (Robert I. Sutton, PhD).



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 WorkplaceBullying.

14 Sustain the Bully-Free Culture.

Appendix A: Macro-Bullying Trends That Make WorkersDispensable.

Appendix B: The Namie & Namie Bibliography.

Appendix C: Bullying Is Domestic Violence when the Abuser Is onPayroll.


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