Bullying at the University of Newcastle (Australia)

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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)

Friday, August 22, 2014

McCloy and McMillen - 2013


  1. Notice how they are not facing eachother or the camera.


  2. My question to you is would you trust either of these two "leaders"?

  3. You know, most people very hard most of their lives. They toil towards something unseen but honest. Makes you wonder if it's all worth it when you see that photo.

  4. The missing word is work.

  5. It's horrifying to think that these two individuals are responsible for shaping the lives and future perceptions of students and the people who support them.

    I wonder if either have actually really thought about what life would be like after their decisions were made. They are both astonishingly wealthy, not used to hearing the word no, never been bullied in their lives and were given access to a generous and accommodating education.

    The same education they are insisting we shouldn't have,

    Greedy. Greedy. Greedy.