Protect Your Team Members from Being Manipulated Are you being manipulated by co-workers to doubt your abilities and performance? Gaslighting is a contemporary term but underhanded manipulation in the workplace is an old trick that persists in modern Australian offices. Most of us have experienced being ‘gaslit’ by a jealous or resentful colleague. In this article, we explain what gaslighting really is, how it can manifest in the workplace
Is inappropriate, aggressive or rude behaviour affecting your work or peace of mind? Are desirable employees quitting your company due to bullying issues? Contrary to popular belief, bullying is not restricted to schools and colleges. According to a research study conducted by University of Wollongong, Australia, at least 40% of Australian employees have experienced workplace bullying. This implies that at least half of the Australian working population has had to
Many workplace grievances submitted for investigation pertain to a belief that a person’s manager is bullying them and engaging in unreasonable behaviour. We all have different perceptions and therein often lies the problem. A person making a complaint can perceive a request or action to be unreasonable on the basis that they may; feel singled out, humiliated, dislike being questioned about their conduct or performance or view feedback as nit-picking.