4 Perspectives on Bullying and Harassment - Interactive

4 Perspectives on Bullying and Harassment - Interactive

Seven Dimensions
Updated May 11, 2020

Bullying and harassment cannot be tolerated. This interactive course helps people understand what constitutes bullying and harassment and that it’s everyone’s responsibility to ensure laws and company policies are upheld, and to learn strategies to ensure a safe workplace.

Bullying and harassment is on the rise in the workplace but recognizing when it occurs is less straightforward. Peter Quarry provides perspectives on knowing how and why bullying happens. Organizations must provide safe work environments.

There are increasing reports of bullying and harassment in the workplace with recent figures suggesting 30% of people experience this. Peter Quarry and Eve Ash discuss how it is defined, how it impacts on health and safety, why some people target others, and the difference between unpleasantness and bullying. Peter Quarry provides tips on how to recognize when bullying and harassment occur, the actions that should be taken and companies’ responsibilities for creating safe work environments. He stresses that organizations need to define bullying and harassment and provide training so that everyone knows when a line has been crossed. A safe workplace is the paramount objective.

Key Learning Point

  • What is and isn’t bullying and harassment
  • A clear case of bullying
  • Unpleasant behavior, but not bullying or harassment
  • Disrespect and crossing the line

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize bullying and harassment behavior
  • How to handle complaint effectivel
  • Promoting a respectful workplace culture

Target Audience

Managers and Supervisors

This interactive course is one of the Insights and Strategies Series, featuring psychologist Eve Ash interviewing a range of experts and business leaders who share their experiences and practical strategies for achieving best practice.