1. How does workplace bullying violate the rules of organizational justice? Bullying is inappropriate occurrence that affects one or more persons against another or others, at the workplace and consequences could be mental and physical. All employees including supervisors and upper management might be involved in bullying behavior either intentional or unintentional. Workplace bullying can violate the company rules through verbal bullying, gesture bullying, physical bullying, exclusion etc.(Harassment: Workplace Bullying Policy, n.d ) Verbal bullying is situation where one or more persons use verbal techniques to dominate others saying hurtful words that will humiliate and abuse an individual or group. Verbal bullying can affect someone’s psychological and emotional life and cause depression, low self-esteem etc. Gesture bullying contains treating messages through non-verbal frightening gestures which can result with anger, powerless and exhaust. Physical bullying affects victim and the bully as well. It is presented by hitting, pushing, slapping, tripping etc. The exclusion is isolating the person in work activities either sociable or physically. 2. What aspects of motivation might workplace bullying reduce? For example, are they likely to be effects on an employee’s self-efficiency? If so, what might those effects be? Do you think bullying would motivate you to retaliate? Workplace bullying absolutely would reduce the motivation to work as a team or individually. More often people with bully behavior use their popularity to target those with weaker self-defending skills. Simple, bullied victims would lower the quality and quantity of work, downsize the self-motivation and feel miserable even in their personal life. Bullying can result with emotionally and physical pain, lot of confusion, and least with suicide. The employee has to report any type of discrimination without any fear of retaliation. Although, when an employee decides to...
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