The Cultural Acceptance of Workplace Bullying

international, culture, bullying, manipulative leadership

Tweet The Cultural Acceptance of Workplace Bullying Does the frequency and acceptance of bullying in the workplace depend on your national culture? A recent study from the Journal of Business Research seems to indicate that it does. Though I never think anyone’s given culture is an excuse for abrasive and bullying behavior, it seems that […]

Culture, Hierarchy, Workplace Bullying & Conflicts

Bullying, Culture, Strategic Aggression

Tweet Culture, Hierarchy, Workplace Bullying & Conflicts Is there a bullying culture in medical schools? You betcha! That’s an easy question to answer and to explain. All educational and workplace environments that have a culture of extreme competition, with only a few places at the top of the hierarchy, are going to be uber-competitive and […]

Workplace Conflict: The Intersection between Workplace Culture & Workers’ Behavior

Workplace Conflict Culture

Tweet Workplace Conflict: The Intersection Between Workplace Culture and Workers’ Behavior As a research sociologist, I am always looking at the way the culture of an organization influences worker behavior. For instance, if you have a company with strong and perhaps ruthless leaders who focus on the bottom line and use aggression to succeed, you […]