How to deal with a workplace bully

Workplace bullies are common. If you can’t avoid becoming a target, you’ll need to protect yourself by setting boundaries. If the bullying persists, you might have to confront the bully. Eventually you may decide to report the bully to the decision makers in your organisation. These guidelines show you how to handle each stage of the process with practical examples and a template for planning your own conversations.
Description

Workplace bullies are common. If you can’t avoid becoming a target, you’ll need to protect yourself by setting boundaries. If the bullying persists, you might have to confront the bully. Eventually you may decide to report the bully to the decision makers in your organisation. These guidelines show you how to handle each stage of the process with practical examples and a template for planning your own conversations.

Contents
1. Introduction
2. Rule No 1
3. Ignoring the problem
4. How to set boundaries
5. How to confront a bully
6. Reporting a bully

A template is included on which you can plan your own conversations and if you wish, return it to Straight Talk for personal e-mail feedback.