Report on Workplace Bullying

Added on - 29 Apr 2020

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Running head: ANSWER QUESTIONSAnswer QuestionsName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor Note
1ANSWER QUESTIONSTable of ContentsCase Study.......................................................................................................................................2Scenario 1........................................................................................................................................7Reference.......................................................................................................................................11
2ANSWER QUESTIONSCase Study1. According to the case facts, Joel has been faced work place bullying in her work place. Histeam members has using remarks, made jokes, talked in nasty ways and even in front of theOfficer Manager also. Several times, he has been humiliated, harassed and criticized in theworkplace, which is against of the law in Australia.Therefore, her co-worker and employees in the work place have harassed Joel unlawfully.They have interacted with him in nasty ways, which is against of the Discrimination Act inAustralia. The co-worker and employees has also bullying him in with unpleasant behavior inthe work place. The bullying can be define as The Fair Work Amendment Act 2013 definesworkplace bullying as repeated unreasonable behavior by an individual towards a worker whichcreates a risk to health and safety. Under the bullying, it could be define verbal or physicalassaults to any individual person, which could create psychological abuses. It could be yelling,screaming, or any offensive languages. The isolating behavior or psychological harassment,providing impossible job is also recognize as bullying. When a person is repeatedly facingseveral unreasonable issues by any individual or any group in the work place and it creates riskto healthy and safeties then it will the bullying for the person. Therefore According to the fact ofthe case the issue has been arises when Joel has faced several bullying and harassment behaviorfrom her co-worker (French, Boyle and Muurlink 2014).2. Under the Fair Work Amendment Act 2013 of Australia workplace bullying is against of theDiscrimination Law because such unethical behaviors can affect risk to healthy and safety issues.Bullying can be explained when a person is behaving towards his co-workers aggressively, or
3ANSWER QUESTIONSmaking jokes or teasing, behaving inappropriately, has been excluded someone from any workrelated events or have demands for any unreasonable issues related to the work.However sometimes, when at the work place if someone has been asked to improve thework requirements then it will not recognize as work place bullying. The managements nevergranted as workplace bullying and could take any actions. If the organization needs to requiredevelopment in the working place then the management, authority can take any actions againstthe employee. However, this will never recognize as workplace bullying.There could be several reason can be explained which causes the workplace bullying andharassment. The Psychosocial Safety Climate Hypothesis defines the issues, which has beencaused due to the poor quality of works, which turns it to bullying and harassment. TheProductivity hypothesis, which is occur due to the lack of productivity and caused the bullyingand harassments in the workplace. The Retain-and-build Personal Power Hypothesis is definedanother explanation where the harassment and bullying can be occur due to the maintaining ofstatus quo of personal power or power distribution within organisations.3. According to the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 has been described the harassment in theworkplace to the one employee by another employee. A person could harassed by his or her co-workers or employees at their workplaces. The harassment can be defined as the inappropriatebehavior towards one individual or the other individual can humiliate him. Therefore, it isrequire responding by the person who has been bullying by the co-worker or the employees(French, Boyle and Muurlink 2014).Under the Fair Work Amendment Act 2013 the bullying has been defined where a personcan be repeatedly faced unethical behavior by another person through yelling, screaming, or any
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