This video discusses similarities and differences (e.g., legal v illegal, one time v ongoing, etc)
- Do you know the difference…between workplace bullying and harassment?…First, understand that bullying is the overarching concept…and harassment, discrimination, hazing, and mobbing…are subsets of bullying.…So, bullying refers to all of these negative behaviors.…Harassment and discrimination refer to bullying…aimed at a person because of a protected class.…Hazing refers to bullying for the goal…of initiating a person into a group.…Mobbing refers to a group of people bullying one person.…
There are four other areas for us to examine…in looking at the similarities…between bullying and harassment specifically.…The first is legality.…The Federal law or Title VII of the Civil Rights Act…defines harassment as…"unwelcome conduct that is based on race, color,…"religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin,…"age, disability, or genetic information."…These are called protected classes.…So, when a person is bullied…because they belong to one of these protected classes,…the behavior is called harassment and it's illegal.…
If the bullying is not connected to a protected class,…
She defines the key differences between conflict, harassment, and bullying, and helps you assess the prevalence of bullying in your organization. You'll learn the importance of stepping in to stop it, and coaching those identified as bullies. Catherine also highlights the role leadership plays in exemplifying the right behavior and being transparent about supporting a healthy workplace. To create a positive workplace that's free from bullying, she suggests a healthy workplace corporate policy, tying positive behavior to corporate values, ongoing training, and the use of performance management.
- Differentiate between bullying, conflict, and a tough boss.
- Describe a prevalence assessment.
- Explain why it’s okay to step in when you witness bullying.
- Recognize how a social vision guides cultural change in the workplace.
- Summarize what a training program to combat workplace bullying should look like.