What is bullying?
Workplace bullying describes conduct that repeatedly and systematically persecutes, degrades and, in doing so, isolates or ostracises a person or persons over an extended period of time. It is sometimes done with the intention of driving the target out of their position or their degree programme.
Bullying can involve various behaviours, such as:
- intentionally degrading treatment;
- refusal to provide information;
- fraudulent accusations;