The Bully at Work: What You Can Do to Stop the Hurt and Reclaim Your Dignity on the Job

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-01
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Inc

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Bullying is work trauma! At last, there is a way to stop the hurt...and stop the bully.

Author Biography

Dr. Gary and Dr. Ruth Namie, founders of the U.S. movement in 1998 and the Workplace Bullying Institute (, teach you personal strategies such as: How to identify your allies How to stand up to your tormentor Ways to build your confidence When to walk away with your sanity and dignity intact Dr. Gary and Dr. Ruth Namie's unrivaled expertise on workplace bullying has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, and NPR.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. xiii
The Workplace Bullying Phenomenon: Silent Epidemic
Bullying at Workp. 3
Understanding Bulliesp. 21
Targethood: An Undeserved Burdenp. 53
The Irreconcilable Differencep. 75
Witness Paralysisp. 85
Help from Family and Professionalsp. 97
Getting Ready to Confrontp. 115
After the Assault, Restoring the Lost You
Work Trauma: Understand the Injuries Done to Youp. 133
Assess the Bully's Impactp. 149
Establish and Protect Personal Boundariesp. 163
Avoid Unattainable Standardsp. 179
Counter Your Inner Criticp. 185
Control Destructive Mind Gamesp. 191
Escape the Trap of Self-Blamep. 197
Satisfy Your Needs and Wantsp. 207
Anger and Shame: Emotions of Bullyingp. 217
What Can One Person Do?
Make Yourself Safep. 231
Facing the Futurep. 245
Making Employers Responsible
The World Declares War on Bullyingp. 255
America Wakes Upp. 267
U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey---September 2007p. 289
Employer and Co-worker Response Survey---Labor Day 2008p. 315
Bibliographyp. 323
Indexp. 329
The Drs. Namie: North American Workplace Bullying Pioneersp. 335
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