Targets’ coping with workplace bullying: a qualitative study

  title={Targets’ coping with workplace bullying: a qualitative study},
  author={Işıl Karatuna},
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore targets’ coping strategies in dealing with workplace bullying and to determine the possible contributing effects of these strategies to the escalation or de-escalation of bullying process. Design/methodology/approach – Based on a qualitative design, 20 self-reported targets were interviewed in-depth and data were analysed using the content analysis method. Findings – Five main themes were identified in the targets’ coping with workplace bullying… CONTINUE READING