In this video, explore the different roles that you may play, from advocate or upstander for a transgressor or target, to ad hoc counselor, to a mediator, to a reinforcer.
- Organizational behavior is social, … which means that each and every personality … affects the dynamics of the workplace. … In other words, each person who witnesses … harassment or bullying plays a role in it. … Of course, in the middle of this particular dynamic … is the perpetrator and the target. … Each of them may or may not have advocates. … These are people who will speak up … for their chosen side. … A target's advocate might go to HR … or tell a bully to knock it off, in a staff meeting. … A perpetrator's advocate may egg the behavior on … or participate in it by laughing at cruel jokes … or complaining about the target. … Each of them may also have counselors. … For the target, that means having someone … to listen to and console them, … a person they can vent to. … Usually, counselors are peers of the target … or maybe even a manager who hears the complaints … but doesn't feel empowered to actually step in. … Support systems are important for targets. … Perpetrators may also have counselors. …
- Creating an upstander culture
- Setting behavioral standards
- Understanding your role as an upstander
- Overcoming fear and uncertainty
- Leveraging tools and scripts for standing up