The Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) defines workplace bullying as repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one or more persons (the targets) by one or more perpetrators. It can result from acts of commission such as verbal abuse or threats as well as omission like withholding resources. And it is more common than you think. According to the

Effectively managing negative employee behavior is essential to a healthy and productive workplace. But sometimes it can be challenging to determine whether an employee’s actions constitute misconduct that requires discipline or are simply performance-related. And the difference is important because it impacts the plan HR puts in place for improvement. Here are some ways to