Intimidating names for women
In the 2010 WBI National Survey, 41% of women targets quit and another 25% were terminated.
For men the quit rate was 36% and 13% were terminated.
In this 2012 survey we were able to separate the reasons for quitting.There are many so-called “experts” in workplace bullying offering advice for bullied targets.Strategies common to their lists are: (1) confront your bully, (2) tell the bully’s boss, and (3) report problems to HR.If union present, asked union to intervene & stop it — 60.3% did so Effectiveness of union: 8.84% 6.Target filed a formal complaint with HR alleging a policy violation — 42.8% did so Effectiveness of HR: 4.7% 7.
Women bullies torment women in 89% of cases; men bullies chose women in 63% of cases. Most of the bullies were bosses (75% compared to 72% in the national sample); 18% were coworkers, peers with the same rank (the identical rate in the national sample), and 7% of bullies bullied from a subordinate rank (compared to 10%).