Overcoming Workplace Abuse

How to recover from aggression and bullying on the job.

Why Changing an Abusive Workplace Culture is So Difficult

It takes an organization to create a climate that supports workplace abuse like bullying and mobbing. Organizational cultures are either favorable or unfavorable for the development of workplace abuse and either way are difficult to change. If the organizational culture does not support and sustain abuses like bullying and mobbing, then such behaviors will wither away. Read More

Abusive Workplace Culture

Dr. Duffy presents important information about organization directed workplace abuse, in its many facets. I would like to know about organizations that promote healthy work places and support divergent thinking and innovation. I believe that our educational institutions, those that serve the very youngest children through adulthood, are very guilty of abusive workplace culture. A narrow survey of contemporary public education would prove this condition alive and well. Private institutions can be much less transparent. I would like to see this information brought to the attention of our nations public school stakeholders, from the school level to Washington, D.C.

Thank you Dr. Duffy for your continued work on this topic.

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Maureen Duffy, Ph.D. is a practicing family therapist. Len Sperry, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor of Mental Health Counseling at Florida Atlantic University.

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