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Bullying: From Backyard to Boardroom by Paul McCarthy

Bullying: From Backyard to Boardroom by Paul McCarthy

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Bullying doesn't stop at school. Adult life creates its own pressures, particularly in the workplace. This book describes and explains the modern phenomenon of bullying, providing valuable insight into the scale of the problem and the many ways and settings in which bullying occurs in Australia.

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Bullying doesn't stop at school. Adult life creates its own pressures, particularly in the workplace. Some people habitually, some occasionally, use inappropriate means to achieve their ends. Always there are victims-at work, in clubs, in families-and their numbers seem to be increasing. Research shows bullying to be astonishingly widespread and with high human and financial costs. For example, research indicates that between 25% and 50% of workers are likely to experience workplace bullying at some pointduring their career, and that 40% of those frequently bullied have been driven to contemplate suicide. Bullying: From Backyard to Boardroomdescribes and explains the modern phenomenon of bullying, providing valuable insight into the scale of the problemand the many ways and settings in which bullying occurs in Australia. It shows that bullying is always the personal behaviour choice of the bully, but an organisation's choice of structure and culture also impacts upon the incidence of bullying. The bookshows how bullies thrive in some organisations and wilt in others. It contains moves and means to counter bullying, including policies, management strategies and legal remedies. Bullying: From Backyard to Boardroomis written in a clear and concise style.It is a practical book based on current research and the best theoretical frameworks. It is a useful resource for professionals who need to address bullying, for those experiencing bullying, and for those providing support to someone being bullied.

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SKU GOR008191268
Title Bullying: From Backyard to Boardroom
Author Edited by Paul McCarthy
Contributor Edited by Jane Rylance
Condition ACCEPTABLE
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Federation Press
Year Published 2001
Page Number 176
ISBN 1862873925
ISBN13 9781862873926
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes N/A
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.

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