Workplace bullying - Kate Blackwood

Date Published: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:30

Kate Blackwood discusses workplace bullying in the health sector. Kate is a lecturer in the School of Management at Massey University. She is a member of the healthy workgroup which researches the psychosocial aspects of workplace health and safety. Her PHD explored interventions in workplace bullying in the healthcare sector.



  • Definition and prevalence of workplace bullying
  • Types of bullying behaviours
  • What are the consequences for both victim and organisation?
  • Early intervention is key
  • Advice if you suspect someone feels bullied
  • Advice for bullying victims

Take home message

  • It is hard to spot and intervene in long-term subtle bullying.
  • It is difficult for demoralised victims to stand up for themselves.
  • Encourage reporting.

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Kate Blackwood
Phd workplace bullying in health sector

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