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Practical Strategies to Minimize the Effects of Workplace Bullying

November 2, 2011

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Bullying, or psychological violence, need not be tolerated as a routine aspect of employment. It harms individuals and undermines the mission of organizations and companies.

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Workplace bullying can be placed in the context of other forms of negative employment conduct. Join us November 15, 2011, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., ET for Workplace Bullying. In this webinar, employers will find out about its prevalence, its defining characteristics, the profiles of the players, and the reactions elicited from witnesses and organizations. Practical strategies will be provided for staff and managers to minimize the effects of bullying in organizations where there has not yet been a commitment made for a comprehensive, systemic solution.

In 90 minutes, Dr. Gary Namie, President of Work Doctor®, Inc., will provide attendees with practical guidance on how to:

  • Recognize the symptoms produced by bullying behavior
  • Identify three or more workplace conditions that precipitate bullying
  • Detect several physical and psychological health consequences of bullying
  • Distinguish between adequate and inadequate institutional responses to bullying complaints
  • Separate personality-based/dispositional explanations from workplace culture-based causes
  • Name and apply two or more interpersonal techniques that mitigate bullying
  • Explain to administrators the rational for, and benefits of, a systemic solution

Attendees to this webinar will also receive 1.0 CPE or 1.5 HRCI credits.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Gary Namie is a social psychologist and President of Work Doctor®, Inc. In 2007 and again in 2010, Dr. Namie wrote, and Zogby International conducted, scientific U.S. surveys on workplace bullying. Dr. Namie has extensive experience as an instructor and professor in college departments of management and psychology, including the University of Southern California and Scripps College. He has won national American Psychological Association and UCSB campus teaching awards. At Western Washington University, he developed and taught the first university course on bullying at work. Dr. Namie has served as a corporate manager for regional hospital systems in Hawaii, and in California has served as a Director of Organization Development responsible for all non-clinical professional development for physicians, nurses, and staff.

To register for this webinar and obtain further information about CPE or HRCI credits, go to http://www.bna.com/workplace-bullying-w12884902355/?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=PR&utm_content=HR&utm_campaign=HR% or call 1.800.372.1033, Option 6, then Option 1.

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