Bullying at work is not only traumatic but also anti-social jolasers. It has serious repercussions on many others. The pain, distress and victimisation that bullying causes has a ripple affect on the work and family community. This leads to feelings of demotivation, isolation and marginalisation. The goal of making a significant contribution to management practices, as well as investigating ways to improve human relations practice is an admirable one. And its relevance and applicability are suitable for individuals and organisations working in many different work situations.
In these pages, my aim is to investigate the effects of workplace bullying as revealed by employee victimisation and stress-related illnesses. Workplace bullying is a serious problem for both the professionals and more mundane jobs. It is important to note that workplace bullying can also occur in social or domestic settings. Bullying is a major stressor that can cause feelings of frustration, demotivation and isolation. It is therefore important for management to promote staff wellbeing and morale. We wonder sometimes why young people wish to move away from their parents in order for them to achieve independence and freedom. We find it amazing that marriages break up without any apparent reason. We don’t know why there is so much turmoil in the church or why many nations are always ready to go to war.
Why is it that suicide rates are increasing every year? If relationships are bad, then anything is possible. Stress is a major factor in the breakdown of relationships. This stress is often attributed to bullying both in and out of the office. Stress destroys the trust between victims, and also between them and other people. It destroys health, destroys marriages and creates tensions in places where there were none before. It also destroys careers and takes away the joy of life. It takes the pleasure out of life and gives it a darker outlook.