Grand Canyon University
September 17, 2014
Comparison Matrix Paper
This paper compares three studies on workplace bullying. The studies were conducted because workplace bullying is an epidemic that needs to be addressed and it needs to be understood to help future organizations prevent workplace bullying. Article one” "Individual and situational predictors of the workplace bullying: why do perpetrators engage in the harassment of others" (Hauge, Skogstad & Einarsen, 2009). Authors: Lars Johan Hauge, Anders Skogstad, & Stale Einarsen. Article two: " does trait anger, trait anxiety, or organisational position moderate the relationship between exposure to harmful acts and self-labelling as a victim of workplace bullying?" (Vie, Glaso, & Einarsen, 2010). Arthurs: Tina Lokke Vie, Lars Glaso, and Stale Einarsen. The final article chose " An empirical study of unethical leadership and workplace bullying in industry segments" (Onorato, 2013). Author: Michael Onorato.
Article one seeks to address what effects workplace bullying has on the individual and the environment. The second article's purpose is to connect being exposed to harmful actions and if trait anxiety and trait anger are related to self label oneself as a victim. The third article aims to address how unethical leadership leads to workplace bullying.
Article one: Hauge, Skogstad & Einarsen, (2009) states that there are two predictors of workplace bullying; the individual and the situation. The researchers attempt to examine the relationship between stressful work environment and the cause of workplace bullying. Hauge et. al (2009), argued that workplace bullying occurs because people have bad leadership and are force to defend themselves or they become worn out and eventually become a bully as a way to protect themselves.
Article two: Vie, Glaso, & Einarsen, (2010) suggested that trait
References: Hauge, L., Skogstad, A., & Einarsen, S. (2009). Individual and situational predictors of workplace bullying: Why do perpetrators engage in the bullying of others? Work & Stress, 23(4), 349-358 Onorato, M. (2013). An Empirical Study of Unethical Leadership and Workplace Bullying in Industry Segments. Sam Advance Management, 78(2), 4-16 Vie, T., Glasø, L., & Einarsen, S. (2010). Does trait anger, trait anxiety or organisational position moderate the relationship between exposure to negative acts and self-labelling as a victim of workplace bullying? Nordic Psychology, 62(3), 67-79. doi:10.1027/1901-2276/a000017