MOBBING IS…

  • EMOTIONAL ABUSE in the workplace.
  • „Ganging up” by co-workers, subordinates or superiors, to force someone out of the workplace through rumor, innuendo, intimidation, humiliation, discrediting, and isolation.
  • Malicious, nonsexual, nonracial, general harassment.

Other expressions for MOBBING are:

  • Bullying
  • Psychological terror or aggression
  • Hostile behaviors at work
  • Workplace trauma
  • Incivility
  • Emotional violence

We consider MOBBING an emotional injury that impacts a target’s mental and physical health. MOBBING is a workplace safety and health issue.

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