Cyber bullying: taking action at work

What is cyber bullying? Any form of bullying, harassment or victimisation that makes use of technology to deliberately upset, threaten, degrade or humiliate a person.  It can be conducted by a single person or a group of people, and can cause significant distress. This is because online bullying confers a high degree of anonymity which... Continue Reading →

Introduction to NHS race relations

We can no longer afford to ignore the wealth of evidence that where staff are treated with respect, discrimination is challenged and difference is welcomed, that staff talent blossoms, turnover declines and patient care and safety improve. Roger Kline, 2018 Introduction There has been a lot written about race and the NHS. The organisation has... Continue Reading →

An introduction to mental health in the workplace

Almost everyone is likely to have a mental health problem at some point in their lives.  For most it tends to be mild and short-lived, for others they may need long term treatment. Our mental health can be negatively affected by things such as bereavement, workplace stress, discrimination, family problems and major negative life events. ... Continue Reading →

Bullying & strategic incompetence: an exploration

Bullying behaviour almost always flourishes and becomes embedded in organisations that repeatedly validate and reward strategic incompetence (various definitions at end of article). The reason for this is because most people who bully in workplaces do so because they feel under threat (insecurity, jealously, envy etc) from other colleagues. This isn't about being rude when... Continue Reading →

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