Workplace bullying and the employment relationship

  title={Workplace bullying and the employment relationship},
  author={David Beale and Helge Hoel},
  journal={Work, Employment and Society},
  pages={18 - 5}
Previous research strongly indicates that the perpetrators of workplace bullying in Britain are mainly managers. Contrary to the predominant view in workplace bullying literature and despite cost implications for employers, this article proposes an agenda for future empirical research focused on whether employers may also benefit significantly from bullying. It outlines a definition of workplace bullying, key debates and prescriptions suggested in previously published literature for management… Expand
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