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WORKPLACE BULLYING: Why do people act aggressive at work?

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Workplace bullying was identified as the most stressful phenomenon in the workplace, having detrimental effects on people and organisations. In the session we will be looking into one of the most complex phenomena and aim to identify the key features, causes and strategies for prevention. In addition, we will be aiming to answer the following questions:

  • Is it organisations or individuals that trigger this phenomenon?
  • What is your role as a bystander?
  • Are some people more vulnerable to workplace bullying than others?

The chair of the session is Dr. Jeremy Lemoine and Dr. Milda Perminiene the presenter.

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Milda Perminiene’s Bio

Milda Perminiene is a senior lecturer in Business Psychology, researching workplace bullying for more than 13 years now. She has worked with Bergen Bullying Research Group, a prominent research team specializing in harassment and bullying at work. In collaboration with colleagues at the University of Bergen, European University of Rome, and California State University Dr Perminiene has presented at numerous research conferences and published extensively in the field.

Currently Milda is the chief consultant in the development of a framework for determining the efficacy of a training intervention on workplace bullying. Emotional labour, ego depletion, and aggression are her key areas of academic interest.

Monday, 7 December 2020
12:00-13:00