Bullying at the University of Newcastle (Australia)

We are working to highlight and stop academic workplace bullying at the University of Newcastle, Australia. We are a group of staff and students who have been bullied for speaking out about misconduct.

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“Systemic bullying, hazing and abuse generally are identified with poor, weak or toxic organizational cultures. Cultures that are toxic have stated ethical values that are espoused but not employed, and other non-ethical values which are operational, dominant, but unstated.

Such cultures thrive when good people are silent, silenced, or pushed out; when bad apples are vocal, retained, promoted, and empowered; and when the neutral majority remain silent in order to survive. Those who are most successful in such a toxic culture are those who have adapted to it, or adopted it as their own”. (McKay, Arnold, Fratzl & Thomas, 2008)

Saturday, April 28, 2012

More cosmetic surgery!!

The University of Newcastle now has Campus Care

This "has been set up as a central point of enquiry for information, advice and support in managing inappropriate, concerning or threatening behaviours."  There is an 11-page document of "Guidelines for responding to inappropriate, concerning and threatening behaviour" - this includes bullying.

Another bit of cosmetic surgery to cover up the bullying and harassment meted out by the senior management at this university. 

No cover-ups at the University of Newcastle! - over 190 staff and students are wrong.

1 comment:

  1. They can put on as much cosmetics as they like, but at least some of them won't escape due punishment.

    We heard a familiar outside agency will be in town soon and it's not known for handing out prizes. So bullies beware! I think some of them are getting very worried and are trying to cover their tracks.