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Before we look at the true problem, let us explore the cost of bullying. For example, in the US, 72% of U.S. workers are disengaged because of bullying actions within the workplace. This disengagement costs American businesses an estimated $450 to $500 billion annually. As there is no legal definition of bullying behaviour, the various definitions share common behaviours such as: • • • • •

Harassment Mistreatment Persistent Repetitive Violence

As we peel away this onion called bullying, we discover these behaviours potentially evolve from individuals with • Low self-esteem/self-belief • Low role awareness • Low self-direction Additionally, bullies potentially lack empathy and demonstrate very little emotional intelligence.

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Bullying  

If you are struggling with bullying, harassment, cyberbullying or anti-social behaviour issues, we hope this edition will enable you to iden...

Bullying  

If you are struggling with bullying, harassment, cyberbullying or anti-social behaviour issues, we hope this edition will enable you to iden...