Here is an article from Ireland again explaining the issue to those who may be unfamiliar with workplace bullying. A very good article that explains the phenomenon in easy to understand terms.
Bullying in the Workplace
August 20, 2010
Dr Anna Datta and Justin Frewen examine the impact bullying can have on the mental health of employees and on the ‘health’ of an organisation
Sadly, many children have had the happiest days of their lives blighted by the bully in the schoolyard. However, bullying is not merely the preserve of children. In fact, it is the source of significant mental stress and anxiety for a large number of adults. Nowhere is this more true than in the workplace.
Of course, a certain amount of conflict, disagreements and animated debates are part and parcel of any work environment. Bullying, however, refers to repeated abusive behaviour towards a colleague(s) over a period of time. It differs from normal conflict as it involves unfair and unethical behaviours that can cause significant harm to individuals and even the whole organisation.
Read More: Bullying in the workplace — Irish Medical Times.