The Bully-Proof Workplace: Essential Strategies, Tips, and Scripts for Dealing with the Office Sociopath

The Bully-Proof Workplace: Essential Strategies, Tips, and Scripts for Dealing with the Office Sociopath

by Peter J. Dean, Molly D. Shepard

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781259859663
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/17/2017
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 326,091
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Peter J. Dean, MS, PhD, and Molly D. Shepard, MS, MSM, are partners in the Leaders Edge/Leaders By Design, a leadership development and executive coaching firm that is dedicated to helping C-suite, executive, and high-potential leaders enhance their skills, including the ability to embrace, understand, and leverage the complexities inherent in the modern workforce. The company’s coaching protocols are based on research that they conduct on a regular basis.

Peter holds an MS in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Learning Psychology and Human Resources Management from the University of Iowa. He is the author of Leadership for Everyone.

Molly holds an MS in Psychological Services and Counseling from the University of Pennsylvania and an MSM in Leadership from the American College. She is the author of Breaking into the Boys’ Club and Stop Whining and Start Winning.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Prologue xi

1 Bullying: A Workplace Crisis 1

2 Standing Up for Yourself 23

3 How to Engage the Belier 69

4 How to Engage the Blocker 93

5 How to Engage the Braggart 113

6 How to Engage the Brute 135

7 When All Else Fails … Get Help 161

8 I Am a Manager, and I Have a Bully on My Team: What Do I Do? 179

9 Creating a Bully-Proof Workplace 205

Epilogue 225

Appendix 229

Notes 255

Bibliography and Additional Resources 261

Index 285

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