Bullying and harassment doesn’t just affect those involved, it can affect everyone. When workplace bullying and harassment stop, its effects can linger. For individuals, they may experience emotional and psychological impacts including sadness and anger. For a workplace, team camaraderie can disintegrate, which can lead to mistakes from staff and an increase in complaints from customers.
In this lesson you will learn about some of the immediate and long terms effects that bullying and harassment can have on individuals and on the company you are working for.
No matter what your role is, having an understanding of workplace bullying and harassment can help your workplace become a safer, employee friendly space.
Juliette Gust is the founder and president of Ethics Suite, a company that helps businesses identify, investigate and resolve alleged wrongdoings at their organization.