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)

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

ABC 7.30 report - Update


After 7.30's recent story on workplace bullying laws, we've heard many similar stories and the Federal Government fears it may be the tip of the iceberg as they await a report from their parliamentary inquiry.

1 comment:

  1. The 7:30 Report should to do a live 24-hour interview as a matter of urgency with the decent academic staff bullied out of the UoN.

    There is too much to tell within a day!

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