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Managing a Workplace Bully

Workplace leaders should follow eight key tenets to discourage harassment and bullying, according to Jonathan Segal, an attorney with Duane Morris in Philadelphia, speaking April 6 at the Society for Human Resource Management's Employment Law & Compliance virtual conference.

1. Model respect and civility. Don't shut an employee down with a caustic comment during a meeting, for example, but if someone says something that is unclear, ask for clarification.

2. Refrain from harassing employees and other unacceptable conduct. Emphasize the importance of respect and civility during performance management. If an employee's dignity is taken away, he or she is more likely to sue, Segal noted.

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Take These 8 Steps to Fight Harassment
SHRM | Apr 2021
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