Heinz Leymann, a German doctor working in urban Sweden began studying adult bullying in the early 1990s and is considered a pioneer in...
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... 24% filed formal complaints, and 1% filed individual or joined lawsuits against their employers or co-workers. When we describe bullying in this paper we have reviewed the issue of workplace bullying: its consequences, causes, and potential corrections for this unforgivable behavior. The human and institutional losses associated with bullying are inexcusable, since it is completely preventable in most cases! Despite certain capital-labor laws that dehumanize workers and posit that increased pressure increases productivity, there is no evidence that bullying nets any positive gains for organizations. It’s actually the opposite; workplace bullying is counterproductive to the best interests of everyone involved.. There is a lot of evidence that bullying affects millions of U.S. workers, and recent studies/polls show that bulling is increasing throughout the workforce.
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