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Survive Bullying at Work by Lorenza Clifford

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1 What is bullying?

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Conflict happens at work, as in all areas of human interaction. It is a normal, if unpleasant, part of working life.

Some people might argue that a little conflict is healthy now and again—that a frank exchange of views can work to improve communication and understanding of perspectives or it can be a catalyst for change. But when conflict and domination become a habit or are constantly created or sought, they harm the target(s) and make the work environment toxic, this is bullying.

As bullying at work becomes a more common problem, research has been conducted on it by a variety of organisations all around the world. The International ...

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