Work Place Aggression

Do You Recognize Aggression In The Workplace?

Workplace Aggression Comes In Many Forms

February 20, 2020

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.