How surviving, overcoming and challenging a bully work environment shaped my work ethic and set on a path of becoming my own boss.
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The Workplace Bullying Institute found women bully other women up to 80% of the time. In fact, studies have shown that women who report to women experience a greater frequency of bullying, abuse and job sabotage. Women make much nastier office bullies than men, says psychologist Dr. Gary Namie, co-founder of the Institute.
A decade ago, a workplace survey found that occupational harassment was four times more prevalent than sexual harassment and racial discrimination.
A study from the University of Arizona found that women in the workplace experienced more “uncivility” from women than men in position of power. Further Understanding Incivility in the Workplace: The Effects of Gender, Agency, and Communion - December 2017Journal of Applied Psychology 103(4) DOI: 10.1037/apl0000289