Bullying in Australian workplaces: Q&A

Gabrielle Lis

Bullying is bad for workplace health and bad for RTW. How widespread is it, and how does it impact on the field?

Q: How prevalent is bullying in Australia? A: Workplace bullying is a serious problem in Australia. A 2009 Drake International survey of more than 800 Australian employees found that 25 per cent had experienced bullying themselves, while a full 50% had witnessed bullying in the workplace. Q: Who is most likely to exhibit bullying behaviour? A: The people who should be leading the way in workplace culture. Disturbingly...

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Published 07 September, 2009 | Updated 05 March, 2013