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Workplace Bullying In Academia

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The bullying of academics follows a pattern of horrendous, Orwellian elimination rituals, often hidden from the public. Despite the anti-bullying policies (often token), bullying is rife across campuses, and the victims (targets) often pay a heavy price. "Nothing strengthens authority as much as silence." Leonardo da Vinci - "All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men [or good women] do nothing." Winston Churchill. One in ten have suffered physical or violent abuse, while 41 per cent report intimidation, UCU study finds Two-fifths of further education employees have been bullied at work in ...
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Times Higher Education - Kingston v-c to step down in December
Sir Peter Scott is stepping down as vice-chancellor of Kingston University to take up a post at another institution, it was announced today. A university spokeswoman said Professor Scott, who has been vice-chancellor at Kingston since January 1998, would retire from the role on 31 December. He was officially due to retire as vice-chancellor in summer 2011. Kingston did not confirm where he would be moving, but it is understood that he is to take up a professorship rather than a new vice-chancellorial role. Professor Scott said: “I have enjoyed every moment of my time here at Kingston – and I know I will go on enjoying it for the ... market research, surveys and trends
There is No Excuse for Bullies at Work (or Anywhere Else)
Times are hard, we are all stressed out, the last thing we need to do is take it out on each other. Don’t worry I am not going to ask you to hold hands and sign kumbaya. I just want you to take a couple of minutes and think about how you treat others, and how others treat you.  Take some time to read this great  Code of Conduct for Staff & Supervisors , every library should have one. If you are a manager it is your responsibility to prevent workplace bullying. If you are a recipient of bullying, you are not alone, take action.  If you are a witness to workplace bullying, you can do something about it. I know many people ... market research, surveys and trends

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Bullying of Academics in Higher Education
The bullying of academics follows a pattern of horrendous, Orwellian elimination rituals, often hidden from the public. Despite the anti-bullying policies (often token), bullying is rife across campuses, and the victims (targets) often pay a heavy price. "Nothing strengthens authority as much as silence." Leonardo da Vinci - "All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men [or good women] do nothing." Winston Churchill. Fredrics cleared of harassment charge , 23 July 2010 An academic has been cleared of harassing his former vice-chancellor via a “satirical whistleblower website” ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Bullying of Academics in Higher Education: Workplace Bullying ...
The bullying of academics follows a pattern of horrendous, Orwellian elimination rituals, often hidden from the public. Despite the anti-bullying policies (often token), bullying is rife across campuses, and the victims (targets) often pay a heavy price. "Nothing strengthens authority as much as silence." Leonardo da Vinci - "All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men [or good women] do nothing." Winston Churchill. ...Most researchers conclude that there is probably no such thing as a “victim” personality and it is equally unlikely that there is a “bully” personality ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Workplace Bullying In Academia: A Canadian Study
Mar 18, 2008 ... The studies about workplace bullying in academia vary greatly in methodology and sample. As a result, it is difficult to compare results ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
CDC NIOSH Science Blog, 12/03/07: Workplace Stress
This blog post is over one year old and is no longer accepting new comments. Browse other posts for opportunities to comment on NIOSH research. Levi S Dias says: Parabens! Sucesso a todos que realizaram este trabalho. English Translation: Congratulations! Success to everyone that conducted this work. (translation provided by Thais Morata) Posted 12/03/07 at 3:04 pm Ha says: This is a very common problem in every working enviromnet. People create stress to each other hic! It is a very good if I have a trustful person who could be very patient to listen and share idea to solve stress from work. Posted 12/04/07 at 7:31 am ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
“Workplace bullies and the academy” « Feminist Law Professors
When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. – Audre Lorde Historiann has an interesting post with this title here . She notes that “women victimizing women” surfaces as a problem. She also trenchantly observes that academics can work around bullies easier than people in other occupational environments, writing: The only exception to this is if your bully happens to be someone of importance in your field–but this is probably unusual: by definition, people who are important in their field spend their time writing ...
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Are women better managers than men? | LinkedIn Answers | LinkedIn
I've had a few very good managers who were women. I've had a few very bad managers who were women. The best boss I ever had was female and the two worst bosses I ever had were male. But I don't think that means I can scientifically say women make better managers. Anecdotally it would seem women generally treat their staff better. With a few exceptions... posted July 29, 2009 It is all determined by how you define "better". Better at what? Making money? Employee satisfaction? Customer Service? Organization? I would say women might be better just because of their maternal nature. Women are more caring and ...
There's one in every office. | Ask MetaFilter
The short version of the story is that I have a meeting tomorrow with a contentious coworker and her boss, and I'm not really sure what to expect from it or what attitude to take into it. I also don't know whether to try to patch up my relationship with contentious coworker or stay the hell away and find some way around her. The longer version follows. Long version Brenda is the manager of the accounting office. Brenda can be very difficult, although after working here a couple months I forged a good relationship with her. Brenda thinks 90% of the world (and 98% of our office) are idiots, but after we worked together ...