PINPOINT THE TYPES OF INCIDENTS THAT ARE OCCURING

Bullying and harassing behaviours include such things as:

• berating someone in front of others
• making fun of someone’s accent
• blocking someone’s career advancement
• withholding information & resources
• deliberately encouraging inappropriate attire
• sexist, racist, & homophobic remarks or graphics
• unpredictable, explosive outbursts
• inflammatory remarks in e-mail or blogs
• tampering with someone’s work station
• imposing unsafe working conditions
• setting impossible deadlines & expectations
• hiding someone’s personal belongings
• refusing to provide a job description or performance evaluation criteria
• taking credit for someone else’s ideas
• rudeness & abusive language
• scapegoating, unfairly blaming
• micromanaging & constant fault-finding
• withholding formative feedback
• abusing personal information
• discrediting someone’s skills & qualifications
• hounding staff outside of office hours
• spreading rumours, gossip & innuendo
• threats & intimidation
• blatant favouritism
• unnecessarily harsh & hurtful feedback
• ridiculing or destroying someone’s work
• undermining professional or personal reputation
• taking away the satisfying parts of a job without just cause
• making someone feel useless by giving them only meaningless/trivial tasks to do
• scapegoating & constant fault-finding
• blocking access to training, leave, or promotion
• hounding staff outside of office hours
• unwelcome comments on personal appearance

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