Take This Job and … : Quitting and Other Forms of Resistance to Workplace Bullying

@article{LutgenSandvik2006TakeTJ,
  title={Take This Job and … : Quitting and Other Forms of Resistance to Workplace Bullying},
  author={Pamela Lutgen-Sandvik},
  journal={Communication Monographs},
  year={2006},
  volume={73},
  pages={406 - 433}
}
Adult bullying at work is an unbelievable and, at times, shattering experience, both for those targeted as well as for witnessing colleagues. This study examines the narratives of 30 workers, some of whom where targeted and all of whom saw others bullied. Their responses paint a complex picture of power in bullying situations that reframe the “power-deficient target” into agents who galvanize a variety of resources on their own or others’ behalf but also place them at considerable risk. In some… Expand
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