Work Place Aggression

Do You Recognize Aggression In The Workplace?

Workplace Aggression Comes In Many Forms

February 20, 2020
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According to the Journal Of Management, people can be aggressive in the workplace without actually screaming and yelling. The most frequent acts of workplace aggression are:

  • Spreading false rumors.
  • Interrupting a person while he or she is speaking.
  • Acting in a condescending manner.
  • Ridiculing a person's opinions in front of others.
  • Failing to return calls or respond to memos.
  • Giving the "silent treatment."
  • Engaging in verbal sexual harassment.
  • Staring or dirty looks.
  • Damning with faint praise. 
  • Showing up late for meetings run by the target of the aggression.