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Workplace Bullying Affects The Most Unattractive
2013-06-23 05:34:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Unattractive people are more likely to be bullied in the workplace than their better-looking counterparts, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Human Performance. The study, conducted by business professors at Michigan State University and the University of Notre Dame, polled 114 employees working at a health care facility in the southern US. They were asked how often they were the targets of...

2013-06-20 13:46:11

New research out of the University of Minnesota identifies significant risk factors for suicidal behavior in youth being bullied, but also identifies protective factors for the same group of children. The article, "Suicidal Thinking and Behavior Among Youth Involved in Verbal and Social Bullying: Risk and Protective Factors" is being published in a special supplemental issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health. The supplement identifies bullying as a clear public health issue, calling for...

2013-05-20 23:13:51

Multi-faceted Approaches to Prevention are Becoming More Common Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 NAVEX GlobalTM today released its Workplace Harassment Benchmark Survey findings on emerging trends in harassment, retaliation, discrimination and bullying — the most pervasive, people-driven risks in the workplace. A cross-section of 500+ ethics and compliance professionals — including many from multinationals and Fortune 500 organizations — were surveyed on prevention...

2013-05-09 23:03:41

Association focuses on Bullying for National Children´s Mental Health Day on May 9 Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Ohio Psychological Association (OPA) is taking part in Mental Health Awareness Month to bring public awareness to the critical importance of mental health. This Thursday, the association is joining the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in recognizing National Children´s Mental Health Day. According to the American Psychological...

2013-05-06 12:09:19

Survey showed female high school athletes were less likely to fight, carry a weapon than non-athletes As schools around the country look for ways to reduce violence and bullying, they may want to consider encouraging students to participate in team sports, according to a study to be presented Sunday, May 5, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Washington, DC. Researchers analyzed data from the 2011 North Carolina Youth Risk Behavior Survey to see if athletic...

2013-05-01 10:35:02

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) today issued a new report titled Prevention of Bullying in Schools, Colleges, and Universities: Research Report and Recommendations. The report results from the work of a blue-ribbon AERA task force mandated to prepare and present practical short-term and long-term recommendations to address bullying of children and youth. The report´s release coincides with the association´s 94th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, where more than...

2013-03-15 23:03:27

The parents of 19-year-old Brodie Panlock, who committed suicide after she was subjected to relentless bullying in her workplace, along with other prominent people feature in a powerful new video from the Victorian Department of Justice that sends a clear message that bullying will not be tolerated in Victoria, Australia. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - Friday 15 March 2013 (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 The parents of 19-year-old Brodie Panlock, who committed suicide after she was subjected to...

2013-02-15 23:01:47

New article explains challenges and misconceptions of unhealthy work behavior and opportunities of Human Capital Risk Management New York, NY (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Employers lose $50-200 billion annually thanks to employee theft, fraud, embezzlement, and vandalism. Workplace bullying is becoming a major public health concern with an estimated 71.5 million workers affected. The business costs of harmful workplace behaviors can be devastating, yet many leaders and HR professionals fail...


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