Workplace Bullying Model: a Qualitative Study on Bullying in Hospitals

Academic Article


  • We used qualitative research to investigate workplace bullying. We assessed and identified what individual, hierarchical, and organizational issues led to bullying behaviors. Also examined and identified was how bullying behaviors affected individuals and the organization and how individuals reacted to bullying. Lastly, tactics used in response to bullying behaviors were also examined and identified. We present a grounded theory model of workplace bullying.
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    Author List

  • Wech BA; Howard J; Autrey P
  • Start Page

  • 73
  • End Page

  • 96
  • Volume

  • 32
  • Issue

  • 2