A Study on the Factors Influencing Workplace Bullying and Its Impact on Employee Stress

M. Rajalakshmi, S. Gomathi


Workplace bullying in the twenty-first millennium is not something new, not anything unknown. Bullying has been experienced since time immemorial, but its toll is higher than ever before. Workplace bullying means harassment, threatening or a negative behaviour of an employee towards their peer employee (or) to the sub-ordinates in the organization, due to this the victim will have an effect on physically, psychologically and professional factors. There are different forms of bullying activities can be carried out in the workplace. Like, verbal bullying, nonverbal bullying, psychological bullying and the physical bullying. Merely, bullying activity in the organization resembles the power of an employee towards the other employee. This research is basically done on the factors influencing workplace bullying and its impact on employee stress.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n1p292

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