Archive for the ‘Wooly Bully’ Category

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

WBI 2017 U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey

• 19% of Americans are bullied, another 19% witness it
• 61% of Americans are aware of abusive conduct in the workplace
• 60.4 million Americans are affected by it
• 70% of perpetrators are men; 60% of targets are women
• Hispanics are the most frequently bullied race
• 61% of bullies are bosses, the majority (63%) operate alone
• 40% of bullied targets are believed to suffer adverse health effects
• 29% of targets remain silent about their experiences
• 71% of employer reactions are harmful to targets
• 60% of coworker reactions are harmful to targets
• To stop it, 65% of targets lose their original jobs
• 77% of Americans support enacting a new law
• 46% report worsening of work relationships, post-Trump election

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Workplace Bullying Affects Nearly Half of US Workers. It’s Time We Did Something About It

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

What Do Colleagues Think About Arbitration in January, 2019?

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

A surreal faculty meeting that Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí would appreciate.

Minding the Workplace: Ruminating, Problem Solving, and Coping in the Midst of Work Abuse

Friday, June 29th, 2018

By David Yamada

In an article recently published in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology( abstract here), researchers Abbas Firoozabadi, Sjir Uitdewilligen, and Fred R. H. Zijlstra pose their key question in the title: “Should you switch off or stay engaged? The consequences of thinking about work on the trajectory of psychological well-being over time.”

Basically, they wanted to explore how taking our jobs home with us affects psychological well-being, especially when it comes to how we deal with work-related problems. Their focus was the distinction between ruminating (in this context, repeatedly thinking about the negative emotional aspects of a work experience) vs. problem-solving (analyzing potential responses and solutions). As some readers can already see, this study has significant implications for those experiencing forms of bullying, mobbing, and harassment at work.

Click here for full article.

Teaching While Black: Witnessing Disciplinary Whiteness, Racial Violence, and Race-Management

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

By Carmen Kynard — John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

KEY WORDS

anti-racist pedagogy, disciplinary racism, institutional racism, racial realism, whiteness

Full article here.

Teaching While Black

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

“For any black faculty member who has ever felt imposed upon or discriminated against for reasons having nothing to do with your abilities, you may have been discovered to be TWB – Teaching While Black. Even for black folk who think they share MFB (most favored black) status at their college, the rules of Teaching While Black still apply.” – KC Williams

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The Latest Minding the Workplace

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Workplace bullying and mobbing: Recommended book list

Teaching While Black

Friday, June 8th, 2018


Protected: I Don’t Have to Shake Hands With Crazy People

Friday, June 8th, 2018

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