Bullying Statistics Don’t Lie

From Forbes magazine…Bullied at Work

According to David Maxfield, coauthor of the books Crucial Conversations and Influencer, 96% of American employees experience bullying in the workplace, and the nature of that bullying is changing. “In the 70’s, it was fisticuffs,” he recalls. “I don’t think that’s happening at Facebook.”

Maxfield has been studying corporate culture and success since 1980, when he and several colleagues founded VitalSmarts, a corporate training and leadership development consultancy. Over the years, he developed a particular interest in workplace bullying – where it was happening, how it was changing, how it affected productivity and efficiency in the office – and this morning, VitalSmarts released a new study on the phenomenon by Maxfield and coauthor Joseph Grenny…. READ ENTIRE ARTICLE

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