Workplace bullying is a corrosive force that depletes employee creativity, engagement and commitment. It is a liability for the entire organization. In this workshop participants learn the difference between various management styles and workplace bullying. Central to this program is the development of skills to identify unacceptable behavior and to create strategies to address bullying. Participants also explore the full cost to an organization when bullying is not addressed. Interactive role playing is used to build critical skills to investigate and confront allegations of bullying.

Course Content

The following sample topics can be customized to meet your needs:

  • Civility in the workplace
  • Workplace bullying defined – how it is different from workplace harassment
  • Prevalence of workplace bullying
  • Forms of workplace bullying
  • Misconceptions about workplace bullying
  • The differences between workplace bullying and day-to-day close management
  • The impact of passivity in a bullying environment
  • How managers can address workplace bullying
  • How to create an organizational anti-bullying policy that values mutual respect and civility

Additional Information

Target Audience: Individual contributors, managers
Delivery Method: Instructor led
Length: 2.5 hours
Number of Students: 25
Course Deliverables: Self-assessment feedback, limited personalized action plan