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... quality of an organisation can never exceed the quality of the minds that make it up." - Harold R. McAlindon (1999) The Little Book of Big Ideas
Workplace bullying and harassment has been an important topic of research in industrialised societies since the 1980s (Einarson & Matheison, 2004; Giga & Hoel, 2004). Bullying, emotional abuse and workplace harassment are a critical social issue that has a prominent position within public discourse, and influences professional, scientific and political communities.
Workplace interpersonal hostility can dramatically impact on employee job satisfaction and well being, for victims, bullies and bystanders (Mikkelsen & Einarsen, 2001). Further, workplace...