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Rank #1: Podcast 19: Typical Workplace Bullying Scenario

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Podcast 19: Typical Workplace Bullying Scenario As bullied targets know all too well, they are not believed when they eventually tell their story. How can this happen? How can others be so incredulous? In this podcast, I describe the lengthy process that leads to the destruction of a thoroughly competent veteran worker. Share this audio […]

Apr 29 2011
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Rank #2: WBI Podcast 33: Workplace Bullying is more than incivility and disrespect

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More Than Incivility and Disrespect Workplace bullying is a form of violence more severe and harmful than either incivility or disrespect. WBI Podcast 33

May 16 2013
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Rank #3: Podcast 3: Insanity: Abuse for the Innocent & Smart

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Podcast 3: Insanity: Abuse for the Innocent & Smart Bullying Tutorials To bullied targets: you are not only innocent of not causing the harm the bully elected to inflict, you are among the best and brightest. Adult targets are the smartest and best workers. Your reward — abuse! Download Podcast 3 (in .mp3 format)

Jun 29 2009
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Rank #4: Podcast 5: Beware of Bad Advice

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Podcast 5: Beware of Bad Advice Bullying Tutorials Advice from traditional, HR-promoting, sources such as media types and motivational speakers who make bullied targets responsible for their fate can be harmful. Here are some warning signs. Download Podcast 5 (in .mp3 format)

Jul 17 2009
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Rank #5: Podcast 4: Freedom – Some Have It, Most Do Not

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Podcast 4: Freedom – Some Have It, Most Do Not Bullying Tutorials A double standard regarding Freedom — Freedom To … exploit, harm, abuse (for employers, the wealthy, the financial sector) and the less frequently realized Freedom From … bullying, exploitation, harm (for the working poor, the displaced layoff victims, the rest of us) Download […]

Jul 02 2009
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Rank #6: WBI Podcast 31: Politics & Workplace Bullying

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Politics & Workplace Bullying: Inseparable Phenomena The role of laws governing workplace rights inserts partisan politics into the debate about workers’ rights, and by extension, the future of workplace bullying. WBI Podcast 31

Jan 25 2013
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Rank #7: WBI Podcast 25: Comeback Lines

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Comeback Lines, Fuggedaboutem Too often people who have never been bullied at work suggest that clever, pithy comeback lines are effective defenses against bullies. But targets are targets — if they could have, they would have used them. Then, targets unnecessarily feel guilty if they don’t use. The simplest of all lines is offered here. […]

Mar 01 2012
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Rank #8: WBI Podcast 32: Outrageous by any other name

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Outrageous By Any Other Name Bullied targets are not believed. Sometimes the disbelief is rooted in the outrageousness of perpetrators and the innovative cruelty they inflict on targets. It’s hard to believe people can be so vicious. There are three principal groups who deny bullying as it actually happens. Each group of disbelievers is discussed […]

Feb 18 2013
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Rank #9: Podcast 13: So You Wanna Sue …

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WBI Podcast 13: So You Wanna Sue ...

Dec 18 2009
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Rank #10: WBI Podcast 36: Straight talk about the movement against workplace bullying

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Dr. Gary Namie provides clarification about three fundamental themes of the social movement against workplace bullying which are commonly misunderstood or mischaracterized: 1) It’s about bullying, not bullies or their personalities. 2) Employers act irrationally and irresponsibly about bullying, which itself makes no sense. 3) Being “anti-abuse” is not the same as being “anti-corporate” Podcast […]

Dec 06 2013
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Rank #11: Podcast 15: Wondering why we turn on victims so easily.

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Apr 07 2010
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Rank #12: WBI Podcast 24: Good People in Organizations Can Prevail

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Optimism That Work Can Change Lessons learned from a disaster that dramatically changed a baboon troop’s social culture from cutthroat to kinder comes from the work of Robert Sapolsky (author of Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers). From this there is reason for optimism that our social system of work can be re-engineeered to be kinder […]

Feb 14 2012
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Rank #13: WBI Podcast 35: Ideal attributes of advocates against workplace bullying

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What type of individuals make the best advocates for an abuse-free organization where workplace bullying cannot flourish? Not bureaucrats, certainly not bullies, and darn few HR types. Over time, people prove themselves, with actions not words, the most likely allies to the cause. So, when your organization says it wants to tackle workplace bullying and […]

Sep 06 2013
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Rank #14: Podcast 8: Unions & Bullying

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unions and bullying

Sep 04 2009
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Rank #15: WBI Podcast 22: Children aren’t the only ones abused — bullying in the workplace

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Adults are Abused, Too Child abuse deserves attention, but society has to acknowledge that adults also can be abused through no fault of their own in situations of powerlessness. Is equivalence possible? Download Podcast 22 (in .mp3 format) To Dad, on what would have been his 92nd birthday.

Nov 22 2011
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Rank #16: Podcast 17: Top-Down/Shut-Up Workplaces Breed Disaster

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Top-down shut-up workplaces breed disaster

Jun 24 2010
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Rank #17: Podcast 9: Labor Day Message for Working Folks

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Podcast 9: Labor Day Message for Working Folks Restoring dignity for the underclasses with help from Franklin Roosevelt, Mark Twain (Hal Holbrook), Andrew Cuomo, Harry Chapin. Read the report cited in the podcast: No Rhyme or Reason: The ‘Heads I Win, Tails You Lose’ Bank Bonus Culture by Andrew Cuomo, NY State Attorney General Download […]

Sep 04 2009
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Rank #18: Podcast 12: A Better Response to Mini-Holocausts

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WBI Podcast 12: A Better Response to Mini-Holocausts

Oct 30 2009
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Rank #19: Podcast 7: Recasting Reform As Bullying

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Podcast: Reform through a bullying lens

Aug 22 2009
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Rank #20: Podcast 11: The Plight of Bullied Teachers

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Bullied Teachers

Oct 26 2009
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