Archive for the ‘Academic Nepotism Breeds Academic Corruption’ Category

Study Suggests Rude Behavior in the Workplace Is Contagious

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

By Zawn Villines, GoodTherapy.org Correspondent

Incivility—defined as unsociable or rude behavior—in an often politically charged workplace can spread like a virus from one employee to another, according to a new study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology. Researchers say workplace unkindness can leave employees feeling psychologically fatigued, and that exhaustion can cause them to mistreat other workers. This cycle can lead to a workplace that some may consider emotionally abusive.

Read full article here. (Note my comments at end of article)

 

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Attention Colleague Larry Shore Who Calls Himself a Professor on Linkedin

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Recalling as I do, your short stint as chair of the #D:F/M grade appeals committee, this link’s for you!

The Syllabus as a Contract

How Unchecked Capitalism and Massive Inequality Made America the Bully Nation

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

photo-433A corollary below.

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A Call for Assistance (First Posted on My Facebook Page)

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

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Workplace Bullying and Ethical Leadership

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Hey, Colleague Larry Shore: Shouldn’t D:F/M keep a copy of this article at the ready along with its Robert’s Rules of Order* (even if D:F/M feigns following RRoO).

In a piece he wrote several years ago, “Workplace Bullying and Ethical Leadership” (Journal of Values-Based Leadership, 2008), Professor David Yamada  “suggested that a strong test of an organization’s values and ethics is how it handles a case of severe workplace bullying perpetrated by one of its leading executives or ‘rainmakers.’ I stand behind that point today. Institutions that sweep work abuse under the rug because the perpetrator is at or near the top of the organizational chart are among the lowest of the low.”

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