What to do if you are targeted by a bully
I’m going to break down your responses to bullying into a series of key steps and options. First comes Analysis. Then comes Action.
It is critically important that you assess your situation in an objective way. If possible, you should do so with the help of a trusted advisor.
If you feel unhappy or stressed at work, teased, or singled out for blame or punishment, it may not be immediately clear what is going on. What you may initially regard as bullying may not in fact be bullying. Managers have the right to assign work, evaluate work and terminate you if you are performing unsatisfactory. A manager’s conduct becomes bullying when it serves no legitimate work purpose or when it is cruel or arbitrary.
Here are some signs that you are under stress but may not in fact be…
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