Prevalence and Forms of Workplace Bullying Among University Employees

  title={Prevalence and Forms of Workplace Bullying Among University Employees},
  author={Katerina Zabrodska and Petr Květon},
  journal={Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal},
Over the past decade, a growing number of Anglo-American and Scandinavian researchers have documented the extent to which the university environment provides opportunities for workplace bullying. By contrast, there has been a visible lack of similar studies in non-Western national contexts, such as the Czech Republic and other Central Eastern European (CEE) countries. The present article addresses this gap by reporting the findings of the first large-scale study into workplace bullying among… 

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