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Dealing with conflict

Lately, there seems to be more and more talk about workplace bullying.  In this blog entry, I will discuss some behaviors that are associated with workplace bullying; possibly you will recognize some of them.  

Many managers view Workplace Bullying as an interpersonal issue that the individuals need to work out for themselves.  However, research has shown that Workplace Bullying may be more distressing to employees than other work-related issues combined.  

Unless changes are implemented to reduce workplace bullying, American workplaces may someday need a warning label:  Working may be hazardous to your health.  In fact, workplace bullying has been labeled a silent epidemic and a cancer in organizations.  Moreover, it appears to be contagious.