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Higher Ed HR: How to Manage Bullying

Part 3: Guest Catherine Mattice, in this #KeyPointPodcast series discusses Workplace Bullying in Higher Education
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HR Latte, episode 97

 Bullying in the Workplace

The Cost of Workplace Bullying:
“The American Psychological Association estimates that is costs businesses
$300 Billon annually. Ask yourselves,
how much time and money have we really spent dealing with this?”
– Catherine Mattice, Civility Partners

This series touches on what can be done about Workplace Bullying, why it happens, and how to change or alter this destructive behavior. Businesses today are becoming more mindful of corporate wellness and the impact this type of behavior and other employee issues can have on overall company success.

workplace bullyingCatherine Mattice is the co-author of Back Off! Your Kick-Ass Guide to Ending Bullying at Work – her expertise and research allow her to present and speak on this topic all over the world. As a former HR Practitioner, Catherine is well-positioned to understand and assist this on-going issue that is not confined to the school yard.

In this episode, we discuss the impact of Bullying in Higher Education and how HR professionals and staff can stave off bullying and take control this issue.

Students bully instructors in Higher Ed: “Bullying emails from students – they love to threaten they will go to the dean.” – Catherine Mattice

Learn more from Catherine at Civility Partners about #WorkplaceBullying

Discussion Points for this episode:

  • The Costs of Bullying
  • How Tenured employees have impact on Higher Ed Workplace Bullying
  • Students who bully staff
  • A culture of negativity and how that impacts the staff
  • Cyber bullying – makes bullying much more relentless
  • The Types of Bullying on Campus
  • Tenure: Does NOT mean they are not able to be fired?
  • Advice: Let staff know that you cannot address what you are not aware of

Series: Bullying in the Workplace
Episode 1 What is Workplace Bullying?
Episode 2 Healthcare HR: How to Manage Bullying
Episode 3 Higher Ed HR: How to Manage Bullying

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