How to promote tolerance and support teamwork, - page 3

by Teacher Sue

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There are numerous posts here about bullying and lateral violence. There is no denying the existence of this behavior, and anyone can be a target. Early in my career, I was a target more than once, and I am ashamed to admit that... Read More


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    Even if the bullies are fired, promoted or transfer out, the unit dynamic is set and the most power hungry person gets ready to take on the role of unit bully/troublemaker/miss pick a fight/lazy sarcastic queen bee. It is so predictable, especially when you have a weak manager.
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    Quote from libbyliberal
    Even if the bullies are fired, promoted or transfer out, the unit dynamic is set and the most power hungry person gets ready to take on the role of unit bully/troublemaker/miss pick a fight/lazy sarcastic queen bee. It is so predictable, especially when
    you have a weak manager.
    This is precisely why leadership, ON ALL LEVELS, is absolutely imperative! You don't really know how the hirer up ethos works, or lack thereof, until you are thrown into a bully sort of situation-- or if you have a good view from the sidelines. How administration responds reflects on whether or not they take their value statements seriously. When you don't see the ethos, start looking elsewhere.
    Last edit by samadams8 on Sep 8, '12
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    Re: my previous post--posted after 3am on my Ipad. Um, should read higher up, not hirer up. Sorry folks.


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