Ob - Bullying Bosses - Case Incident 2 Essay

1747 Words Nov 26th, 2015 7 Pages
Chapter 7 – Case incident 2
Bullying Bosses

Questions: 1. How does workplace bullying violate the rules of organizational justice?
To answer this question we need to know what organizational justice is.
Organizational justice is divided in 3 main theories such as Distributive Justice, Procedural Justice and Interactional Justice.
This theories of justice are created to make the workplace an effective and a pleasant place, where everyone is treated with the same fairness. For example:
Interactional justice concerns fairness of how individuals treat one another not only when resources are distributed but in everyday interactions, as well.
However, workplace bullying is the opposite side of interactional justice because
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As far as the retaliation question, this matter depends on the personality of the person in question. Personally I wouldn’t retaliate unless the situation became unbearable. I believe we should ignore this kind of situations in order not to give the bully reasons to continue, however when it doesn’t stop something needs to be done. Therefore sometimes we could and should retaliate, but in a non-aggressive way. We should try to fix things the best way possible. If nothing else works the next step should be talking to a superior to solve this problem, the last and not advisable solution would be to quit the job.

3. If you were a victim of workplace bullying, what steps would you take to try to reduce its occurrence? What strategies would be most effective? Least effective? What would you do if one of your colleagues were a victim?

* Workplace bullying is a costly epidemic, and the onus is on management to establish and enforce a strong, consistent corporate culture that stops the inclination to bully before the behavior starts.
To reduce workplace bullying I personally would tell the bully to stop. Of course this is easier said than done, however we must put a stop to the bullying or else the situation is going to continue, and our days will become harder and harder, the motivation will decrease and the productivity

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